TownePlace Suites Farmington
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I know that many of you are very eager for a new post. So, quick story: on Saturday we were at Aztec Ruins National Monument, exploring the ruins (totally not Aztec - more on that later - plus photos) via the self-guided tour. About halfway through, I'm taking photos when I feel bitey pains on ...
... focused on little else, and anywhere a TV is on its tuned to fire coverage.
So west we went. We stopped at an off the beaten path elk horn store. Wait tik you see the photos. These folks collect caribou, moose, deer and elk horns from all over the west and from Alaska. We bought elk summer sausage and buffalo jerky for breakfast and drove on.
Along the way we veered off on a dirt road heading up a alpine mountain, following ...
... me and told me it was closed. And I was out of clean underwear. So I woke up early. Ends up I thought 5:30 am was 7 am. I was wondering why it was as dark as the middle if the night. It was because it really was the middle if the night. I did the laundry anyway and went back to bed between the washer and drier.
Before setting out, we had a hearty brunch at Cracker Barrel. Everyone knows that the food here sticks to your belly and fills you up. I had meatloaf, okra, green ...
... incredible Oral History. But it gave us a chance to walk amongst the building, climb the ladders and crawl through the interconnecting passageways. It was real hands-on history. I also visited the 'pubic' site which was a 1/4 mile hike down to the site and 5 miles back or that's how it seemed boy do you lose your breath very quickly at high altitude.
Of course the ...
... around reservations, that the culture there can be pretty dark. Immorality--sex and drugs in particular--run pretty rampant, and the kids are trapped in a cycle of self-destructive behaviors. One of the teachers at Kirtland was telling us that the kids over at Shiprock have no hope. Most will not leave the reservation in their lifetime.
Five kids at the high school helped us set up when we arrived. They were supervised by one of their teachers. ...