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Apr 5, 2011 - Mission - Palo Alto Battlefield NHS

Finally the winds have let up a bit, I’m sure it’s temporary, but we’ll take it. It was horrible last night with non-stop horrendous wind gusts. Unfortunately there were some fires in the area and the smoke was heavy in the air making visibility very poor. But, this morning, it was 59* when we got up, slight breezes and NO humidity to speak about. So we decided to drive east to Brownsville, approximately 60 miles from here. We opted to take the “low road”, or Hwy 281, that runs parallel to the expressway (US 83) connecting one end of the...

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