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A foreign land

We stayed up at Mt. Magazine. It was new, nice, high in the trees on a limestone peak overlooking Yell County.

Yell County was where True Grit was; they name it.
Neither movie was filmed here- They look like somewhere higher, and drier, Colorado, or New Mexico.

Rooster was anything but dry.
The valley and meadows below would've worked for the last scene with either John Wayne, the Duke, or The Dude against four men.

"They rebuilt it, recently.
Some heppies back in the seventies had just got the contract to run the place, The Dan Blocker group, and then it burnt down."

I didn't ask too much.
He was Hoss Cartwright, not no hippy, what the hell? Good ole boys, I guess, had taken care of it.



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