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Red River Family Reunion

Jamie and I were attending our 12th family reunion together. Her family has a big get together each year in Red River NM. It is always a great time and a wonderful time to catch up with family. As always the food was good and the catching up was even better. Jamie and Megan left a few days prior. They always help granny get the weekend prepped. This is actually the hard work. The easy part is when we all show up and eat and drink with no worries. These early days are the hard work that make for such good reunions.  Alec and Riley actually flew in together from Denver. They did not know they were on the same flight it just worked out that way. They arrived on Wednesday. 

Jacob and I had headed out on Wednesday afternoon. We drove to Tucumcari NM and stayed the evening. We had a very uneventful drive. It was a good day and we knew that the next morning we would be in the mountain air. Cooler temps were ahead. Family, food and fun was calling. It would be a great weekend. 

Jacob and I got up and drove into Las Vegas NM for a good breakfast. We had to get rid of the bad taste we had left over from our dinner the night before. We at at Dell’s in Tucumcari and it was not a good experience. The food settled like a rock. We were looking for true red chili and we were greatly disappointed. We looked to erase that experience with a great meal in Las Vegas NM.  We were NOT disappointed! the breakfast at Charlie’s Spic n Span was amazing! The red chili and the eggs, the service and that laid back NM attitude was just what the doctor ordered. 

As we finished breakfast we decided that we would run up to the ski lodge at Sipapu NM. I love this part of the country and since we were not in a rush, it would be a nice side destination. Jacob had never been there so it was someplace new for him. We enjoyed the drive up to the lodge and just took our time to do a little site seeing.