|Waiting area for the train.|
The room was a comfortable size and old world elegance with furnishings that were both funky and old. Full bookcases in the room and out. A writer's dream! Outside the room, the common areas were spacious and decorated with everything from art displays and reading nooks - even a memorial table for what I assume were once the resident dogs. The hotel was an amazing place. It's still is a drop off and pick up place for the railroad and there's a waiting area outside where you can sit comfortably waiting for the next train. There was part of two floors that held entertainment for the guests From the funky grand piano to the paintings depicting stories behind each of the women who have been the United State's first ladies. That was fascinating
Then there was the reason for being here - we'd just missed the Take it Easy convention. Yes, there is such a thing. So the crowds have moved on but I still needed the picture. The one beside the truck and of course then there were the requisite souvenirs. Did I mention I'm not much into the song? But once you're here you just fall into the mood of it all with Take it Easy and everything Eagles belting out from every store bracketing the area, the mood has been laid.
in Winslow, Arizona,
and such a fine sight to see.
It’s a girl, my Lord, in a flatbed Fordslowin’ down to take a look at me.
Come on, baby, don’t say maybe.
I gotta know if your sweet love is
gonna save me.
We may lose and we may winthough we will never be here again.
So open up, I’m climbin’ in,
so take it easy.
Excerpt from the Washington Post
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