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" Well the Ford dealer was closed on Sunday so Eduardo and Dennis pretended that they were Angie Dickinson's bra cups...."    






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Anyway, being Sunday, Eduardo and Dennis used some of their remaining money to get a motel room and wait till Monday morning....


.....I don't know where we stayed.....but it had a pool and we swam in it because it was hot in Arizona...











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We didn't stay in the Wigwam but we saw it!!  








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Holbrook in the sixties......






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The old Route 66 through Arizona......




.....Route 66 starts in Chicago and ends in Santa Monica, California.....it was the most famous road in America back in the old days.....





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Eduardo and Dennis killed some time by going to the movies.....



They saw a Double Feature!!!  Bucky




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We saw HOTEL and "Fahrenheit 451"......












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The next day Eduardo and Dennis went down to the FORD dealer in Holbrook.......







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We spent all day hanging around....they said the rear end was shot.....they said they had to send to Gallup to get the part......  Roll Eyes





There was a salesman wandering around....nobody was coming in....so he had nothing to do....every fifteen minutes he took a drink from the drinking fountain......

Dennis named him "Drink-a-water" !!!!!    Hahahahaha!!!!   

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Finally they told us the car would not be ready until tomorrow!!!  



Well, Dennis had EMERGENCY MONEY but we didn't have enough spending cash to get another motel room!   


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So that night Dennis and I snuck back to the dealer and slept in a brand new 1967 Mercury!!!!  






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Well, the reason I told you this story is because I saw the old FORD dealership last week!! The building is still there!!!  And the infamous parking lot!!!   
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Well we went downtown and saw this place and went inside....I asked the owner, Joe, if that was the same Ford dealer that had been there 50 years ago and he said YEP!!  


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