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Several years ago I became fascinated with the cliff dwellings of the prehistoric people of the southwest, and drove for two hours on a winding, narrow mountain road only to find it closed just before the cliff dwellings. No idea why, though it could have been anything, rock slide, flood, who knows. This time the weather was perfect, I checked the Park Service website ahead of time for any issues, and I was ...
... br> The Mimbres people lived here almost a thousand years ago and remain
an enigma. Archeologists can only speculate about their beginnings
(perhaps evolved from Mogollon culture), and especially about their
ultimate fate. Graceful Mimbreņo pottery is the most famous artifact of
the culture. Pottery often depicted geometric designs, daily routines,
or animals—cranes, turkeys, fish, hummingbirds, even ...
... visible from the interstate....and it's tall. It's a very stark comparison...you look to your left, over top of the border fence into Mexico. El Paso has all the normal things we are accustomed to, like Home Depot, McDonalds, Kohls, Target....and Juarez has none of these.
Juarez, the city across the border from El Paso, has a murder rate that is off the chart...but down from years past. 2010 had over ...
I left Phoenix and headed for Silver City, NM. It's the closest town to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, my destination tomorrow. Much of the drive was ...
... barking his head
off the entire time according to the Volunteer there.
but look around for more on the geology
of the area. Also the Santa Rosa Open Pit Copper Mine.
The morning is gone and we will
..stay well.. do good..
..from "Don't Squat With Yer Spurs On!"..
...Always try to be a bit nicer than is called for, but don't take too much guff...