I have run into my first big conundrum in living here. I have been trying to find (guys have permission to skip to the next paragraph!!) bras. My choices are very limited here (basically Walmart) and when I've been in Roswell or Alamogordo, I've tried other stores without finding anything that I want. My problem is that I don't want underwires (uncomfortable to the max), formed cups (stupid and can we say "hotter than hades in July"?), and I'd like a front closure, but that's not essential. When I find one that might work, it comes only in size 28AAAA or 56QQQ. Why is it clothing manufacturers find a style they like and nothing else is available? I'm still looking and hoping to find something, but I'm getting so frustrated.
OK, guys may read again.
Tomorrow my friend Pearl and I are going on a little day trip. We are meeting in the morning and driving to Monjeau Peak Lookout in the Sierra Blanca Range. It isn't far from here, about 5-6 miles from my house and then 10-12 miles up the mountain. I'm very excited about it! I've lived here four years and I have not made this drive, believe it or not. It is close to where the ski run is, and I'm told the views are amazing. Yes, the camera is already packed! Interestingly, Pearl has lived here longer than I have, around 10 years, I think, and she has not been there either. I'm not sure why Pearl hasn't gone. My excuse? I just haven't taken time. I drive by the road every time I go to Ruidoso, but I've never taken that right turn.
I hear the road is the proverbial road from hell, at least if you have any problems with height. I don't. And when friends heard about our plans, they said the road is better than the one to the top of the Capitan Mountains, and I've already done that one. I figure it can't be that big a problem.
I found some online pix to show a little bit.
|This is the lookout tower. It was built in the 1930s by the CCC.|
|This man is on the lookout tower platform. Look at that view beyond him!|
|This is the road up! Woohooooo!!|
|Another view of the road. There was a comment that the guard rails were put in in the 1970s. Oooookay! I'm glad for that!|
|And this is part of the view we will see!! Yummy!!!|
OK, are you eager to see the pix I bring back? Yeah, me too!!!
See ya tomorrow!!!