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Not Alone in the Lone Star State

Not Alone in the Lone Star State

Visiting JFK Memorial Welcome back to Tire Mom! Today marks the start of our last part of this journey together. I’m happy to say that when I reached Texas, I didn’t get what sailors call “channel fever” when the end is near and you want to rush to get there. I...

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Hot Water in Arkansas

Hot Water in Arkansas

Welcome back to Tire Mom! In search of Tire Mom #45 I drove to Hot Springs, Arkansas. To get the lay of the land, so to speak, I went up into the lattice steel Hot Springs Mountain Tower, 1,256 feet above sea level. Actually, I took the elevator to the observation...

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OK in OK

OK in OK

Welcome back to Tire Mom! The drive from Denver to Tulsa was a fourteen-hour haul, and I was wiped when I arrived. I was treated to a great Mexican meal and got a good night’s sleep. It’s amazing that often that’s all it takes to restore us. Dinner with Family The...

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Coming Home to Colorado

Coming Home to Colorado

Welcome back to Tire Mom! I loved being in Colorado because as a little girl I traveled all over the state with my family in our VW bus. Naturally I couldn’t resist stopping at the Great Sand Dunes National Park on the eastern edge of the San Luis Valley. I was...

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Picture Perfect in NM

Picture Perfect in NM

Welcome back to Tire Mom! As I drove across the desert toward New Mexico, I had the uncanny sense that I could see farther than I had anywhere else. Dry air (and the desert is the driest of the dry) is clearer than humid air because water vapor causes refraction of...

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Rosa in AZ

Rosa in AZ

Welcome back to Tire Mom! As I set out for Arizona from California, I had to stay updated on the weather. Hurricane Rosa was wreaking havoc, which you wouldn’t think would be a problem in the desert, but flash flooding kills many people every year. I chose what I...

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