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Mar 27, 2011 - Leasburg Dam State Park, New Mexico

Sunday, March 27, 2011. Drove west through Marfa & Valentine. Marfa “in mourning” over the passing of Elizabeth Taylor, who became a unique citizen during the filming of “Giant” there, many years ago. This total area of southwest Texas has become/is a gathering spot for interesting and unique individuals that add to it's already natural beauty and magnetism. Cowboy Poetry, western swing music, chili cookoffs, local art all play a very big part in this society. Lunch at “Chuy's” in Vanhorn, TX, a restaurant made famous by John Madden during...

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Jan 9, 2009 - Back in windy New Mexico

After an uneventful and not particularly scenic 245 mile drive across highway 10 we pulled into Leasburg Dam state park. This campground is located about 14 miles north of the city of Las Cruces, New Mexico. We will be staying here for the next four nights and are looking forward to having some authentic New Mexican food. For those of you not familiar with this type of cooking think really good mexican style food complimented by your choice of red or green chile sauce. And of course, there are always the sopapillas with honey for dessert!!

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