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... camped by a stream, enjoying a pleasant evening with cool breezes and gurgling waters.
Easing into the next morning, we drove back through Truchas and down to the Nambe Pueblo where we stopped to taste wine at a well-developed boutique winery. We picnicked on the patio enjoying the whimsical art gracing the grounds and departed with a few new bottles to restock our traveling wine cellar.
The road west led straight to Los Alamos, home of the ...
... in Michigan.
Our last night was celebratory, but had to end. After a restful sleep at Jill's house we packed the car in the morning and drove the last leg, home to Sedona. Again, the weather was delightful. The drive is an easy one that takes about 6 hours at a leisurely pace.
We arrived home in the early afternoon in plenty of time to unload, unpack, and settle down until the next planned excursion. Right now it looks like that will be in two ...
... around and pretty tables. We shared some chips and salsa, guacamole and excellent, excellent cheese dip. We then headed to Canyon Road which is famous for its world class galleries. We had a killer time checking out the art, though it again reminded us how poor we are. The sculptures of animals were my favorite part, one of two wolves running together in particular, and Case was enthralled with a large, very bright painting of a Native American healing woman.
... a plateau where a boys ranch was located. It was difficult to get to as there was only one road and it was a dangerous route with many switch backs. It was populated by a few homesteaders and the boys ranch. After viewing the ranch from a distance, Groves said, "This is it." Then he and Oppie drove to Santa Fe and had a steak dinner at La Fonda and began planning.
According to historical records the Army took over the homesteaders land and from what I ...
... and grazing. In 1917, H.H. Brook's Alamos ranch was purchased by Ashley Pond to start Los Alamos Ranch School, a boys' school which combined academics and a challenging physical curriculum. While WW II was waging, the Army Corps of Engineers took over and sealed it for a secret, crash mission to end the war, The Manhattan Project."
So the ranch was forced to close and all homesteaders in the area were bought out and the Manhattan ...