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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Posts filed under Red River 2007

The Exertion and the Expulsion

The difference between pea-size and dime-size shouldn’t be discounted. To start our Tuesday, Dad drives us on a truck-only road to one open only for hikers and horsemen. I mean horsepeople. No, that makes this sound like Chronicles of Narnia. Horse riders? Although Mom enjoys a good walk and natural scenery, rigorous hiking isn’t her… (read more)

Amarillo’s Where I’ll Be

(Click here to read about the first day of our trip to Red River, New Mexico.) A thick stench fills my nose when I open our room to the morning air. Cattle feed lots and their resulting dung dunes surround Amarillo. For the uninitiated, a feed lot crams all the beef cattle it can into… (read more)

First is Worst (we hope)

Our ingenious plan to pack almost nothing the night before our trip worked like a charm. We left at 5:25 p.m. a week ago Saturday instead of our target two o’clock. Before you ask, we can’t teach anyone how to do this. It just flows out of us naturally. At a mere six hours, we… (read more)