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TBT: Land of Enchantment?

“The land of enchantment” is New Mexico’s state slogan. It sounds like something from a fairy tale, right? Well, my first experience with New Mexico was more like a nightmare. 755 more words

Gypsy Trip

City hears from the young and, until now, the silent

Amarillo City Council members got a snootful this week from some of their constituents.

No, it wasn’t the usual gaggle of naysayers who keep harping on why Amarillo can’t do this or that. 365 more words

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Day 3: Tucumcari, New Mexico

After sleeping-in and a workout session, we started our long drive to New Mexico. We finally saw a change in scenery as we left Dallas. … 156 more words


Route 66 Day 17 - Santa Fe to Amarillo

May 10, 2015

We’ve enjoyed the coast, the desert, then mountains, and today we dropped down into the plains. We double checked the weather to make sure we weren’t driving into the path of a tornado – everything looked fine. 837 more words

Route 66

New Mexico ! !

Sorry for being late here.  We have been on the road for the last two weeks.  I have not spent any time in the southwest at all, so when we had a chance to visit a cousin in Tucumcari, New Mexico, we decided to take a trip and check things out.   216 more words

Relighting the darkness

Ron and I got back a few hours ago from Tucumcari, where I spent the better end of a week painting what I hoped would be a photorealistic mural depicting some of the neon signs that once glowed along the shoulders of Route 66 in Tucumcari and San Jon. 365 more words