Career Day for Taggers

 

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One of the most interesting things about traveling full time are the surprise of what we find fun and what we don’t. There are times when I can predict what our family will enjoy but then there are those days when I am surprised by how much we enjoy certain things.

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We visited the Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo, Texas and it ended up being one of the funnest things we have done. Per Wikipedia:

Cadillac Ranch is not a ranch but a public art installation and sculpture in Amarillo, Texas, USA. It was created in 1974 by Chip Lord, Hudson Marquez and Doug Michels, who were a part of the art group Ant Farm. It consists of what were (when originally installed during 1974) either older running used or junk Cadillac automobiles, representing a number of evolutions of the car line (most notably the birth and death of the defining feature of mid twentieth century Cadillacs: the tailfins) from 1949 to 1963, half-buried nose-first in the ground, at an angle corresponding to that of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.[1]

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We brought spray paint and we ended up having a great time. I guess our family are all taggers at heart because we ended up spray painting for a couple of hours. The cars are pretty cool and I like that they are always changing according to the whims of there visitors. There are parts where you can seriously see 4 or 5 inches thick of spray paint.

I liked so many of the pictures I took that I couldn’t leave any out. I hope you enjoy them.

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~Michael~

 

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