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... s feast was two slices of ham and Dolly whipped up some zucchini. We made two meals out of the ham/zucchini and so far Dolly has had no stomach issues and I've tightened a couple of notches on my belt. We've only "splurged" twice, which, for us is pretty good. We plan to keep it up.
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... for miles and miles. There is a huge, absolutely huge, holding pen for cattle that are waiting to be slaughtered just on the town's outskirts. While we were in Amarillo we visited the RV Museum. It showcased various recreational vehicles from hard top campers to trailers to motorhomes, from 1921 to 1976. Really interesting to see how the RV industry progressed during this time.
Then we drove into New Mexico and stopped for the night in Tucumcari. ...
... hallion that I am, I took to graffiti like a duck to water and low and behold signed our names! Robert wanted his turn and drew a tractor.....take a look at the photo for yourselves lol. Passed through Budhland and Vega, finally making it to Adrian.....the official halfway point of Route 66!! Had the must scrummiest meal for lunch there and sampled one of the local chocolate pies. Crossing the state line into New Mexico ...
... the day was the Mid Point Café in Adrian, Texas---this is Route 66's geographical midpoint. There is a big white line on the road to mark the middle of Route 66; so we're half way thru the route!! Here's the pictures:
Amother comment by Dave: I wanted to be at the Mid Point Cafe about three hours earlier as I had heard it served the best piece ...
I was curious as to why Tucamcari was named as it was, so I looked up a little history on the Googles. Thought it was interesting and that I would share (I stole this):
"Wautonomah, Chief Apache, knew that he would soon die and was troubled over the matter of who his successor would be. His two finest braves were Tonopah and Tocom, enemies and deadly rivals for the hand of Kari, the daughter ...
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