The mysterious Marfa Ghost Lights (fact or fiction?), strange pig like creatures (with a little nursing baby!) and a really, REALLY strange work of art.
Join us on the journey into weird and wonderful West Texas…CONTINUE READING >>
Wondering why, we figured we should ask around. The Why-Not Travel Store seemed a good place to inquire. Actually, it was the only place to inquire.
It seems there are two main stories as to how the town came to be named Why, one more likely true than the other.
Some folks say that… CONTINUE READING >>
The town of Winslow is pretty stoked, as well.
They built a little monument to the lyric, complete with a mural of a girl, my lord, in a flatbed Ford slowing down to take a look at the statue named “Standing On The Corner.” It’s painted as if it is a reflection in a plate glass window and really works. The mood is captured.
Cool as it was to climb inside an Eagles song, we… CONTINUE READING >>
These jokes… CONTINUE READING >>
We started our excursion at the Garden of Gethsemane. This odd collection is the work of Felix Lucero and some divine inspiration. Wounded in World War I, Felix thought he was dying and he called on The Virgin Mary to make a deal. If she would save his life, he would dedicate it to creating Christian art. Mary held up her end and so did Mr. Lucero.
Times were… CONTINUE READING >>
We began our exploration at the big house, no, we didn’t wind up in the slammer, we went to… CONTINUE READING >>
We hitched our wagon in Tombstone, Arizona and had a rip-roaring time! A reenactment of the Gunfight at OK Corral, a historama narrated by Vincent Price (sounds like the “Thriller” Video!), Boothill Cemetery (No Les, No More ) and a night of music and authentic frontier gibberish at Big Nose Kate’s Saloon… CONTINUE READING >>
In the heart of New Mexico we found the world’s first commercial spaceport (check out the HUGE runway!), the town of Truth or Consequences, a desert with sands white as snow — and were invited to a calf roping benefit held for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. And to think we thought we were in the “middle of nowhere”! Boy, we couldn’t be more wrong… CONTINUE READING >>
The first stop of any trip to Roswell has got to be The International UFO Museum and Research Center on Main Street in the middle of town. Since opening in 1992 the museum has outgrown two locations and has plans to expand yet again.
Before the center came to town, little was known about “The Incident.” As their website proudly proclaims… CONTINUE READING >>