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... strange. You can usually find out anything about anything. Here is a link to a site that has better photos and explanations about the subject if you are interested in seeing and knowing more about them. https://nightsonvenus.wordpress.com/201 2/02/06/the-murals-of-tucumcari-nm/
We found the town to be rather dumpy. There were many abandoned homes and the ones that were inhabited were shabby and many yards were overgrown and junk laden. ...
... we completed a few crossword puzzles in the usual haphazard manner:
Dad: "7 down, Zorro accessory, six letters, ending in 'ET'?"
- Stoney silence and puzzled faces -
Dad: [Turning to the back of the book] "RUSSET!!"
- More puzzled faces -
Mon: "What's a russet?"
Dad: "It's a Zorro accessory"
- Five minutes later -
Dad: "Oh, my mistake! 5 down 'winter apple' was the russet, Zorro's accessory is a ...
... wasp's sting is rated near the top of the Schmidt sting pain index, second only to that of the bullet ant, and is described by Schmidt as "blinding, fierce and shockingly electric". Because of their extremely large stingers, very few animals are able to eat them; one of the few animals that can is the roadrunner. In 1989 the U.S. state of New Mexico chose the tarantula hawk as its official state insect!
Those of you who know me well will know that I'm ...
... very glad to find a large thistle, clearly a favourite of these moths, and get some more great bug photos!
We got back in the car and decided that it was time find some liquid refreshment; being English we'd all ignored the weather and jumped in the car without thinking about the outside air temperature! Although we had remembered to take hats which, as it turned out, were a great help when it came to shooing away buzzing bugs from a sweaty bonce. ...
... run where police had roads closed and finally found a metered park. We walked to the plaza and the Palace of the Governors, where along one side the native Indians were selling hand crafted jewellery items set out on blankets on the ground. A lot of silver necklaces and bracelets as well as items made from coral and small coloured stones. I found a tiger coral ring that I liked from a guy who had been making and selling items at the marketplace for 30 years. ...