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Owl still standing sentry - through all that rain!
Ranger appeared early and told us the road to Santa Elena Canyon, and the Old Maverick Road were closed, due to the rain last night, so we decided to drive out, back up Ross Maxwell Drive. Water running everywhere, including a lot more in Tuff Canyon. A huge millipede on the road and we saw several more today.
Left the park. Saw ...
... near the Davis Mountains. The Spanish-style architecture includes an adobe "hacienda" (my word for it!) covering the picnic table at each site -- how cool is that! The centerpiece of the park, the San Solomon Springs, has provided water for thousands of years. Nearly 20 million gallons of crystalline water flows from the spring each day and it is the world's largest spring-fed swimming pool. We saw two very unusual living ...
... s nephew. (Elta married Tom Redford). She is a hoot – totally a state park ranger complete with cowboy hat and great attitude.
We drove back into Fort Davis for ice and provisions. I like the Stone Village Market – it is like a mini Whole Foods with a small deli inside. The rest of the group likes the Porter Thriftway, which is chock full of everything a regular HEB has (almost), but within at least half as much store ...
... By then, Fort Davis had become a major installation with more than 100 structures, and quarters for more than 400 soldiers.
We spent a few hours wandering the ruins, which were very good.
Then we headed east and north to Alpine (it isn't very 'Alpine') and then Marathon (named by all accounts by a sea captain as it looked like the area around Marathon in Greece - but we reckon the old sea dog must have been drinking way too much rum) ...
... as Judd's but is was impressive.
The last installation was in town, not on the Chinati grounds. John Chamberlain created huge sculptures out of crushed automobiles. They look like they would be fun to make, and don't resemble autos at all until a head light or something recognizable jumps into view. This was the last installation on the tour and was kind of hard to take in after the others.
Chamberlain's work seemed ...