Sunday, July 15, 2007

Going In Reverse

Big Trip 2... Day 17... July 15, 2007... Sunday

0730 Wake up
1015 Off to church with the van all packed and loaded.
12:00 p.m. Drive by Grandma and Grandpa F’s old house and take pictures.
12:25 Stop at the hotel so Ron can pick up his car.
12:29 p.m. Schlotsky’s for lunch
1:09 p.m. Leaving town, headed south back to New Mexico.
1:34 p.m. A car just crossed the median. Oh $*%*!
3:17 p.m. Felisa says she has to go potty. Of course she does. We just passed Trinidad and are headed up Raton Pass with no where to stop.
3:22 p.m. Oh no, Oh no! Hurry! Go Fast!
3:27 p.m. Clearly we aren’t going to make it over the pass into Raton before we stop so… pull over on the next available shoulder (there aren’t many going up the pass) so Felisa can pee on the side of the road as the traffic whizzes by. I sure hope we don’t get run over.
3:30 p.m. Raton Pass, entering New Mexico.
3:43 p.m. There are Colorado Springs commercials playing on the PBS radio station.
6:28 p.m. Hit a tumbleweed.
6:38 p.m. Full rainbow arching over Albuquerque.
6:49 p.m. Arrive at Grandma and Grandpa R’s house.

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