It was a cold morning, just 39 degrees, when we left Van Horn at 8:30 AM. Fortunately it warmed up nicely and we finished the day in the 70's. We turned the car north and headed through the mountains for New Mexico. It was a two hour ride thorough the desert. The owner of the hotel warned us to be gassed up and ready for a drive where there is nothing out there, and he was right. The drive took us through what I always think of when I think desert…dr...
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We left Oklahoma City at 7:45 this morning, still alive and not having experienced any tornados. I had heard on the news that things were brewing up for another round on Tuesday and that made me nervous, but it didn't happen. Phew. It rained hard during the night and there was thunder and lightning, but no tornados. We were on the top floor and it woke us up around 4 AM. And it was still raining hard when we took to the road. I had planned to look for tornad...