Monthly Archives: May 2011

Roswell New Mexico

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We ended up in Roswell New Mexico because we’re both geeks. We didn’t expect to see much but apparently main street has turned into an adorable alien mecca. There are clothes stores there who have alien masks fixed on their … Read the rest of this entry

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Big Bend & Border Control – Texas

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Neither of us can really figure out why the hell we had Big Bend on our scheduled route. I think it was just a national park Ruud pushed a pin into on the map. Personally I thought we were going … Read the rest of this entry

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Alamo – Texas

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Since we were in Texas we had to go see the Alamo, it’d almost be sacrilegious not to. I wasn’t expecting much… knowing full well that the Alamo is very Texas in the sense it is the biggest practice of … Read the rest of this entry

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Congress [bat] Bridge – Austin Texas

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Congress Bridge is the home to the largest urban bat community in the world and every night four and a half million of the little beasties come flying out to fetch dinner. We battled the sun trying to get there … Read the rest of this entry

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S & S Exotics [pet store] Houston Texas

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Texas is an odd state where you can have almost any pet without too much (if any) trouble. And when I say any pet I mean things that should be in zoos… monkeys, lemurs, lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! … Read the rest of this entry

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Old Spring Town – Texas

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So we decided to go to Houston because there was a store there called The Little Dutch Girl and a pet shop I’d found. We went to the Little Dutch Girl first. It was situated in the middle of this … Read the rest of this entry

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Fried Pie – Texas

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Local foods are… just so tempting… and we saw a big sign reading, “Fried pie!” Who the hell fries a pie? What does it taste like? We decided to find out and pulled off an exit. I ordered a blackberry, … Read the rest of this entry

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Eisenhower State Park Texas

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We decided to stay at Eisenhower state park for a night, being tired of sleeping in the car and aching for a shower, as well as hoping for a laundromat. As it turns out it was Memorial Day weekend and … Read the rest of this entry

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Branson Missouri

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Again with the big signs, Ruud spotted one aside the highway reading, “World’s largest banjo!” First he asked me what a banjo was and it took twenty minutes worth of wild hand gestures and vague hints to actually explain it. … Read the rest of this entry

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Mystic Caves Harrison Arkansas

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I am not sure why we went to the Mystic Caves… as Ruud says, :”There were fossils on the roof and the tour guide was a dork. There’s nothing else to say.” He’s sitting next to me as I write … Read the rest of this entry

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