Back in Massachusetts!

I’m back from New Mexico!  Here are a few things that I learned on my trip:

  • White Sands National Monument is unbelievable.  If you visit the state, you must visit this place!  It’s sand — technically, gypsum — but it looks like snow!  Check it out:
  • I noticed that most of the rural landscape looks just like the scenery in No Country for Old Men.  A few days later, I found out that the movie was filmed primarily in New Mexico!
  • If you are a RENT fan, or even if you’re only slightly familiar with the show, you will have the song “Santa Fe” stuck in your head for the duration of your visit.  (It didn’t help that we also stayed at a Holiday Inn, or that it began to snow on our last day…)

I’m glad to return to the blog.  Thanks for your nice emails during my time away!

I also made sure to catch the latest debate.

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Yikes.

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2 responses to “Back in Massachusetts!

  1. I’ve read that the Clintons initially had trouble conceiving, so my guess for Hillary would be when she (and he?) had fertility testing. I understand this can be quite extensive.

    Not sure about Obama.

    John McCain graduated near the bottom of his class (Annapolis) so my guess is that he ignored testing altogether!

  2. “No Country” was filmed in Las Vegas and Albequerque, NM; as well as parts of Texas.

    I’d like to go there someday.

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