I barely slept last night as I watched cable news most of the evening and early morning keeping up with the Ukrainian invasion. It was cold and cloudy this morning as I went out to feed the cats. Around 12:30 p.m. the sun miraculously appeared and it certainly lifted my spirits.
I decided to take this opportunity and went to vote as tomorrow it is supposed to be colder. El Zócalo interviewed a local candidate who urged the population to come out to cast their ballot as early voting had been disappointing thus far.
This is the first time that early voting that in the past has taken place at the Val Verde County Courthouse has been moved to the Del Rio Civic Center. There were hardly any cars or lines. I went right in presented my voter registration and driver's license. With these new voting rules, I was forced to listen to some stupid generic recording saying that I declared I was eligible to vote and had not voted in another county or in another party's primary then I had to sign on a tablet before I was given a ballot and took it to the area where the voting machines were located.
There were about six people voting at the time but there were plenty of voting machines so I just went to an empty one. When I finished I took my ballot and fed it to another machine where a worker thanked me for voting and asked if I wanted an "I Voted" sticker which I accepted. I just took it off my sweater that is why you can see black fibers.
There were more candidate support vehicles in the parking lot than actual voter vehicles. I apologize as this picture came out blurry.
I was hungry so I stopped at our local KFC and decided to try their chicken sandwich. It was ok.
Good night. May you all have Terlingua Dreams.
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