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Sep 15, 2017 - What a Difference a Day Makes

Yesterday was close to miserable. Today was wonderful. Let us explain. Yesterday we had camped in Mesa Verde National Park. The campsite was not level. We are still adjusting the air mattress. The temperature dropped 30 degrees during the night. We slept poorly and awoke grouchy. UGH! And the forecast was for rain. Ever vigilant and desperate, Hank found us a motel for the end of the day. We packed our camp and visited the Park. And the Park made the day not miserable. Mesa Verde is know for its cliff dwellings. But they only date from the...

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Oct 13, 2010 - Gallup and Window Rock

An Indian stopped me in my car because of the South Dakota license plates - he comes from outside of Pierre - and suggested that I go to Window Rock which isn't too far north of here. I saw it on the map and also learned that it is the capital of the Navajo Nation, so I went to see if it was just the name of the town or if there was an arch, giving the town its name. Yep - there's a great big arch there and the Navajo government offices are next to it. The town is surprisingly big, spread out around giant boulders. I really like what they...

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