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Just Off the Interstate – Palo Duro Canyon

Not far from Interstate-40 as well as Interstate-27 is Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, Texas.  It’s been called the “Grand Canyon of Texas,” and for good reason.  The canyon is more than 70 miles long, and approaches 1,000 feet deep.  … Continue reading

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Empire of the Summer Moon

Just finished reading an excellent book called Empire of the Summer Moon – Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne. From what is now extreme southeast Colorado … Continue reading

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