Sunday, October 12, 2008
More AZ pics and posts
One of the greatest things about road trips is knowing more or less when and where the next bathrooms are located. I thought this sign was pretty extreme, but it goes back to our family motto (or at least one of them), "Never pass up a rest stop opportunity."
Props to Painted Desert educational marketing staff. The best time to educate young minds is during early childhood education programs. The best time to educate old dudes minds is while sitting on the throne in a National Park restroom.
All that remains of the Mother Road (which some critics maintain led to the popularization of the Painted Desert/Petrified Forest area and the subsequent thievery of the valuable tree-turned-rock resource) in the Painted Desert park are some power lines which paralleled the highway, along with a cool little display erected by the Park's Service.
I know some rat rodders that would pay a pretty penny for that rusty body shell sitting out there.
Quoth the raven...get caught stealing some p-wood, and you may be facing jail time...never more.
This joint in Holbrook, AZ was screaming for a dramatic Edward Hopper pose, so here it is. Call it, "Joe and Aggie's Nighthawks."