Category Archives: Texas

Four states and one time zone later…


We left New Mexico last Wednesday, and here we are in Jackson, Tennessee on Sunday.  After all that vast, brown, crunchy beauty of the Southwest, I have to say that the green grass, fully leafed trees, and overabundance of water … Continue reading

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Day two on the road home…


I woke up an hour early this morning in Albuquerque – looked at the clock, which said 7:15 and thought I should get up and moving.  “Wow, the sun comes up later here,” I said to Max, who opened one … Continue reading

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The Land of Enchantment…


We made it out of Texas today and I never even saw a “Welcome to New Mexico” sign.  I guess if you aren’t driving on the major interstates like I-40 you don’t get the big welcome! Just about when I … Continue reading

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The future of ranching in West Texas…


Well, I did it again.  Another screen shot of the iPhone – this time trying to make a call.  Now I know how I did it.  With the iPhone unlocked and ready to use (for example, trying to make a … Continue reading

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Abilene… Abilene…


… Prettiest town I ever seen. Folks down there don’t treat you mean In Abilene, my Abilene. –lyrics from Abilene by George Hamilton IV Since Max and I are on the fringes of Abilene, I cannot attest to the beauty … Continue reading

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All’s quiet on the western front…


Another long day on the road.  Today was a little over 5 hours from Jackson, MS to Tyler, TX, and very uneventful.  But, as we know from recent experiences, uneventful is a GOOD thing! By 10AM we were crossing the … Continue reading

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Tumbleweed is back on the road…


…and already, I managed to drain the battery! I’ve been spoiled by the rental car for three weeks – automatic lights-off should be standard on ALL cars. Tumbleweed doesn’t have ’em, and I went to the dog park, left the … Continue reading

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Tribute to the Road Warriors…


After checking in on Tumbleweed this morning, we headed off for New Mexico – expecting to go to Santa Fe, but changing horses in mid-ride and heading for Albuquerque so we can make a detour down to Truth or Consequences … Continue reading

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Tumbleweed is going to surgery!


I woke up this morning determined to get some answers on the status of poor ole Tumbleweed, and once that was done, to head out of town… Frustration set in early when the adjuster called with NO NEW information for … Continue reading

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Macaroni Joe’s redux…


If it was great the first time, it must be good a second go ’round, right? I’m happy to report that Mac Joe lived up to its prior reputation… I went back again tonight with the new toes And the … Continue reading

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