OdessaJust got back from Odessa yesterday after a few days there to visit family and keep an appointment at the VA clinic there. I've noticed going and coming back each time that the highway (I 20) is really trashy. Used to be that the cities of Odessa and Midland took pride in keeping the highways clean and well groomed around them but not anymore. Seems that all of the out of state and out or area workers are not so keen on keeping it clean because there is trash littering the highway for about 20 miles. Too bad people move there during oil booms and evidently all they are interested in is making $.
VAI made the VA clinic and I guess I got my wish to get back in the system. It was actually an evaluation, but I had a bad sinus infection again and needed help with that. Had to sit in the waiting room for about 5 hours before the doctor could squeeze me in between other patients. I have two more appointments for September and yesterday they called and told me I have at least one more at the hospital in Alpine and will probably have two more after that.
New ProjectMy older brother in law Clinton Noble had a couple of old handicapped electric wheel chairs he no longer needed and my sister Ann wanted them gone so I wound up with them.
Santiago PeakYesterday evening it was cloudy to the west and it so happened there was a break in the clouds just enough to allow Santiago Peak to be lighted up. All of the other mountains were shrouded in the clouds shadows. I tried to take a picture with my binocular camera and get a really good close up picture, but that camera malfunctioned and wouldn't take so I had to revert back to my old camera.