This past Memorial Day weekend was memorable for us. We visited the Vietnam War Memorial and Eagle Nest and took Foxy on her first long trip. There were a number of firsts:
There were disappointments as well. We bought a hummingbird feeder and placed it on the window. We were hearing hummers everywhere. One buzzed the feeder but did not stop.
The previous day while hiking I was startled by a male broadtail hummingbird who flew almost into my face and hovered in striking distance of my right eye. He then flew at my head and I could feel his bill as he probed each of the three vent holes in my red cap. Then as quickly as he had joined us he flew away (presumably in disgust).
The other disappointment was the notably poor trail markings on the various hikes in Cimarron Canyon. There were signs that marked trailheads but no information about length, elevation gain, or anything else. We blundered onto a couple of trails but lost our way and had to turn back. Disappointing, especially since we were required to pay a $5 fee each day for the privilege.
Took the bikes on a nice trail along the lake, though, home to many prairie dogs who announced our presence in sequence as we rode along down the path.
6/5/2017 07:25:13 am
My mom and dad would be proud of you and your adventures with your Airstream trailer. They so enjoyed traveling with their Airstream and Avon (similar to an Airstream) all around the country, Mexico and Alaska. Linda
6/5/2017 10:53:19 pm
Glad you are getting out in Foxy. That's a beautiful area. I'll try to reach you, just to catch up in the next day or two.
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