|Picking a rock out of her shoe|
Ft. Union is out in the middle of nowhere. The nearest food, gas or lodging is about 29 miles South or 54 miles North. The ruins, which encompass three forts of the same name, are a three hour drive from Albuquerque.
The trip, due to the wonderful weather in New Mexico, usually involves a picnic lunch, a sunny day, a bit of breeze and those intoxicating New Mexican skies. What's not to like?
Apparently, a lot. Don't let the glasses fool you. She's giving The Look.