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So we rise the next morning intent upon returning to the Pow Wow and battled the downtown traffic again (confess I have no desire to return, which is surprising) to hit Wal-Mart and acquire ponchos + lawn chairs. We entered the Pow Wow before planned activities started and visited most of the artist stands (outside of the performance area it was basically a country fair, chock full of vendors plying food and souvenirs). Set up our lawn chairs by the San Felipe drummers and the wonder began. The drumming is hard to describe…it is magnificient. Accentuated by the costumed dancers, this reverberates mightily with one’s soul.
Of course the rain broke again and shattered the charm --- we abandoned the event once again. This time we congregated at “The Cantina” for a rather tasty meal and animated talk Despite our limited exposure to the Pow Wow, I can remark how inspirational it is.
Actually rather endearing, we hit a shop where the octogenarian proprietor is about to close shop because her son recently passed on and she can’t maintain things solo. Afraid I almost killed her because she had genuine
Everybody enjoyed dinner at an upscale restaurant in