A family from Texas told me this was the basis for Cars. Did not know!
Petrified Forest National Park was just up the road! I have all day to get to Albuquerque!
annual Interagency pass, but the card reader was down at the front gate. She sent me through without paying ... yet. I paid up a few hours later at the other end of the park.
The sweet young thing up front kept trying to get me to say I was 62, but eventually I will be.
I thought I had plenty of time, but I didn't count on a storm of biblical proportions driving me to seek shelter in a car lot just around dark. After I considered my options, my friend's happy home seemed worth pushing through for.