Monthly Archives: March 2007

Sanderson, TX, March 31-Day 22-54 miles

Bobbie Dunham and I shared a  room in Marathon, so decided to try a local place for breakfast.  The Cottonwood Station, a transformed gas station, was a local favorite.  I even saw the dear lady from yesterday’s library visit. We … Continue reading

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Marathon, TX, March 30-Day 21-60 miles

Reluctantly we pulled out of Indian Lodge around daylight.  As we left, I knew from the sign that we were getting close to the south just by reading the sign.                      … Continue reading

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Ft. Davis, TX-March 28-29, Days 19 and 20-90 miles

I am in a library in Marathon, TX, (destination after Ft. Davis) so there are no pictures for now.  I will try to add some later.  Shortly before we were ready to leave Van Horn, I had my first flat … Continue reading

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Van Horn, TX-March 27-Day 18-74 miles

We left Ft. Hancock just after daybreak because we had a long ride.  We rode along a "farm" road for quite some time.  Farm roads are paved, but not very smooth.  After that we alternated between frontage roads and I-10.  … Continue reading

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For 1st Graders-MES and 2nd Graders-Tornillo Elementary

This is a special post for "Miss" Tammie and "Miss" Dennie Kay's class at Metter Elementary and for Ms. Lopez's 2nd grade class at Tornillo Elementary.  While we were waiting for lunch at La Calesa, I just had to visit … Continue reading

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Fort Hancock, TX-March 26-Day 17-47 miles

  We left El Paso a little later than usual because of traffic in the city.  But, it didn't take long to get on the Old Mission Trail (Rte 258).  I rode by myself for a while, but then saw … Continue reading

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El Paso-March 25-Day 16-67 miles

We left Las Cruces around 8:00 AM with members of the Bike and Chowder Bicycle Club, who escorted us for about 30 miles.  For a while I rode with "Bo" who has a nephew, Jeff Davis (not hard to remember … Continue reading

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