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We left Carizzo Springs about 9:30 after a good breakfast of sausage gravy and biscuits.
I did all the driving today and Sue was the Navigator, although we haven't left Hwy 83 since we left Alamo! I drove for 3 hours before stopping for gas and a Quisnos Sub lunch. We traveled through West Texas hill country. Lots of ups and downs ...
... like this is quite an elevation change!
According to the historical markers, it was a much larger town in the past. There aren't many houses left here now. The rv park is where the town bank once stood. The owner manged to save the bank steps. The post office is next door, so I guess you could call this area the downtown of Hermleigh.
Surrounding the town is ...
... the house while a making a good meal!
On our trip back
down to Central Texas, we pass through the land of the giants, the
massive fields of wind generators. At night they are quite a sight with
their blinking eyes in unison across the horizon making you think your
eyes are playing tricks with you but then you realize what you are
In the early morning we were lucky enough to watch
the sun ...
We were so excited to get to a campground in the daylight, it was only about 8:30. But alas, the excitement was short lived. We pull up at the gate and it was locked at 7pm. We all looked like that little boy on Home Alone. We drove around seeing if there was another entrance but we found nothing but scenery. We chanced a call to the ...
... little ranch at their base, and it looks like an ant.
So I couldn't shake the feeling that they were alive.
What I could't decide is if their flowing arms were doing yoga, or waving in distress.
I took a movie, just to try to capture the infinity of them, but between the wind and the camera constantly having to try to adjust to ever farther distances it's pretty rough.