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Offline donmoe

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Florida 2019 December Newsletter
« on: December 02, 2019, 09:50:43 PM »
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Offline Ride4MS

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Re: Florida 2019 December Newsletter
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2019, 10:34:26 AM »
Great article by Stephen Evans, going to New Mexico.  It brought back memories of my time at Ft. Bliss, TX in 1972-1974 as a Hawk Missile Technician in the US Army, as well as spending time at Mc Gregor Range and White Sands.  I don't remember ever eating at that cafe, but had been to Alamogordo and La Cruces many times as well as spending a weekend near Cloud Croft in the National Forest camping with friends.  I guess I did not have enough camping while in Basic Training.


All of those towns mentioned in TX and NM are great for riding.  A different type of scenery, especially after the ride to get there through desert.
I do have to mention, that you missed a great stop, not far off the route at Carlsbad Caverns, NM.  The 18 months that I spent at Ft. Bliss, I think I visited the Caverns at least 4 times when people came to see me from out of state, or other friends.  On your next trip to west TX/NM, check it out Stephen.


On a side note: Our youngest son, was deployed in August, 2019 and had spent a month at Ft. Bliss and Mc Gregor Range before going overseas.


Carl

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