Max is still on Central Time. He asked to go out again this morning at 6AM. It was beautiful, crisp and cold, with the last stars in the sky, and the moon hanging low above the houses. No lights on in any of the neighboring houses – everyone still snug asleep.
No rushing this morning. Usually, I would have eaten breakfast, hopped in the shower, and would be organizing and packing up to load the car for our daily drive. Max would be following me back and forth across the room with his eyes, occasionally jumping up to make sure I didn’t go out the door without him (As IF!).
The sun is streaming in through the blinds, the street is really quiet, and I am thanking my lucky stars for finding this place. I think Silver City is going to be a great stop for us this week.
In looking at the map this morning, I discovered that Silver City is just east of the Continental Divide. Also, I have to correct yesterday’s post about the elevation of Emory Pass. It is 8,228 feet – and that is the PASS. The mountains rose above us another couple of thousand feet!
I’m thinking we might go up to the Gila Cliff Dwellings this weekend; maybe head a little south to City of Rocks State Park. Meanwhile, it’s time to get my butt in gear and go downtown with Mr. Pup…