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Re: Matt's New Mexico (Formerly Airstream) Adventure
« Reply #1185 on: November 25, 2021, 03:42:30 pm »
I've gotta go to southern Utah. We periodically visit up around SLC, but haven't really explored the rest of the state. These pics make me realize that's been a mistake.

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« Reply #1186 on: November 25, 2021, 04:52:08 pm »
Totally worth the trip.  We won’t get to it all this time so we’ll be back.  We’re also planning a Kanab trip for Zion and Bryce Canyon. North Rim of the Grand Canyon isn’t that far either. 

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Re: Matt's New Mexico (Formerly Airstream) Adventure
« Reply #1187 on: November 25, 2021, 04:55:32 pm »
They hate those vests now.  They weigh a ton and they’re constantly getting stabbed by the pins but we make them put them on every time they get a new one.  :D
Parental duty dictates you find every excuse to make them wear the vests now . Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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« Reply #1188 on: November 25, 2021, 05:01:42 pm »
I think they’re great.  The rangers are always like “Holy shit!” when they roll up. 

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Re: Matt's New Mexico (Formerly Airstream) Adventure
« Reply #1189 on: November 25, 2021, 05:44:42 pm »
North Rim is fantastic; highly recommended.

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Re: Matt's New Mexico (Formerly Airstream) Adventure
« Reply #1190 on: November 25, 2021, 09:10:28 pm »
Tried to do Arches again today but we got there too late.  We stumbled upon this cool recreation area along the Colorado River though…

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Re: Matt's New Mexico (Formerly Airstream) Adventure
« Reply #1191 on: November 27, 2021, 03:27:00 pm »
It’s great to be home.  We really missed the dog and we’re thrilled to see her.  TG dinner was very nice.  We ate at a place on the side of a large mesa called Sunset Grille.  I would have taken more photos but it was crazy busy and the service was pretty inattentive. All I got was this…

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Here are some internet shots for reference…

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We stopped in Colorado on the way back for some “souvenirs”.  Took advantage of that Black Friday action and supported a small business!

There aren’t really Xmas tree places here so people just go out into the National Forests and cut one down.  We’ll do that next weekend.   


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Re: Matt's New Mexico (Formerly Airstream) Adventure
« Reply #1192 on: December 26, 2021, 04:58:08 pm »
We visited Santa Fe on Xmas eve with my father in law. The Loretto Chapel has this spiral staircase that’s famous because the church needed a staircase to get up to the choir balcony but because the area was so tight they couldn’t figure it out.  This mysterious carpenter showed up (Jesus?), built a cray awesome staircase and bounced without accepting payment.  No one really understands how the staircase is structurally supported.  It was on Unsolved Mysteries. 

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We also checked out the history museum and I got this pic of Billy the Kid’s spurs…

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