marfa, tx: Thunderbird Hotel
A few months ago, John and I flew to El Paso and rented a car to meet the Forsythe clan in Marfa, TX for a surprise 60th birthday weekend for his mom, Pat. The weather was crisp, cool and clear, Pat was surprised, and we all had a great, relaxing weekend. I can’t wait to go back; I feel like there’s so much more to enjoy in this tiny town.
We stayed at the Thunderbird Hotel, which I highly recommend. Desert modern, minimalist, utilitarian. GO. I insist. All the furniture is custom made, DIY-type stuff – metal pipes painted the loveliest deep shade of grey and big slabs of wood. It was too cold to take a dip in the pool (I should say “for smart folks” because John insisted, and immediately regretted, his dip.) :) but I bet it’s awesome in the height of summer!
Yeah. It’s awesome. Worth the trip just to appreciate the details. Stay tuned for more details from in & around Marfa.