Down in the Great Dunes National Park Visitor center they've got this lil' "wind box" ... that demonstrates how the wind, comin' from different directions, moves the sand around to build the dunes...
Well, yesterday afternoon, Momma Nature picked up her skirts and either started dancin' a giggling jig or kickin' up a tantrum... 'cause one way or t'other, things started movin' around here! We hadn't any more need for that demonstration Wind Box for sure and for certain.
First thing in the morning... Ok ... second thing in the morning, we took a short stroll up the west face of the mountains that stop the Dunes on the East. Only walked maybe 2 miles or a touch better... and I'd have to say, long term?... I much prefer that Pinion Pine and Cottonwood country to those Dunes! :o)
It's awful nice walking 'cross the face of those hills, and tucking down into a notch that runs back up toward the peaks... finding lil' oasis in that dry land...
Moving from the sun warmed, pine scented slopes, to these cool, Cottonwood Shaded havens... there's only one word for it... Shining Times... Ok... OK ... I can't count... but you get the picture... right? :o)
If not... You Need to Slow Down TOO! :o)
We're gonna pull out later this morning... moving farther south and west... not very far... no reason, other than to scratch that gypsy itch a mite. There's beautiful country pretty much anywhere a fella wants to stop... If he just opens his eyes and looks at it.
Some folks look at this land and see only desolation... I look at it and see FREEEEEDOOOOM! HooYa!
A few more Views of The Great Dunes National Park 'fore I go...
... and last... a couple of upcoming Giants in the RV Boondocking world :o)
Now... since they done it in public... I'd like to say a big "Many Thanks" to Rex and Lloyd...In Public, for the comments they've made in reviewing my recently published "A Matter of Honor" novel... Wow! They left me blushing! Thank You Guys!
Writing is the most personal thing I've ever done... putting it out there in front of folks is the scariest thing I've done... So, to have people Like what you do... is pretty much the most Awesome feeling I can think of a fella havin'... well... almost :o)
Gotta go... loadin', hitchin' and Haulin' to do!
Yondering Somewhere in The West!
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