What a depressing week! The news SUCKS!
I had to get out of town, but the best we could do on our budget was Tombstone, about 30 miles from here. Click on pics for larger image.
A pile of cattle skulls for sale as souvenirs (I think)
Beautiful ruins in Tombstone
Billboard for Six Gun City, a popular bar that burned to the ground in December (see next picture).
Six Gun City no more, all that's left is that steel girder. There were rumors a month ago that there was some sort of feud going on in Tombstone, but I can't find any evidence to support that. I asked some locals what happened and they said it burned so fast the fire department didn't have a chance of saving it, so they concentrated on saving the surrounding buildings. You can see where adjacent buildings are blackened.
A really hot bartender at a saloon in Tombstone. The waitstaff all wear period clothing. Very cute and sexy.
Beautiful old facade in Tombstone
Lovely brickwork facade with bell in Tombstone
Tombstone hires actors year round to hang out, have their pictures taken, and just generally be fun to look at. They also do the OK Corral gunfight reenactment a couple times a day.
Sign explaining why Tombstone is famous (well, one of the reasons)
Tombstone street busker. He was a one-man band.
Carved horsehead bench
Greetings from Tombstone