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vista near Taos

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Well, I mean, why not? Why in the only everloving world we’ve ever known the hell not?

A friend of mine* owns half of an entire mountain with the lava plug of an old volcanic cone at the summit. (No, not shown in photo.) He and I are going to make a “run for the cone” on some sort of two-wheel all-terrain contraption that should carry both of us. At the top of this mountain is supposed to be an ancient UFO landing site and lots of petroglyphs. Lord, I love New Mexico. This will be extremely dangerous and crazy. We are mighty warriors!

* You may think the title refers to following him. Not so. He’s following, too.

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  • Caorlfrombatonrouge April 23, 2015, 3:13 PM

    ooooooooohh hell yesssssss !!

    • JHF April 23, 2015, 4:05 PM

      Some things just have to be done! There are also hundreds of elk on this mountain, which happens to be the same place our 500-year-old piñon firewood comes from. I’ve been there once. There was even talk of mummies, but I didn’t find any.

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