June 25, 1998 |
Pennie Robinson halts her hand in mid-sweep. Pointing out the town landmarks, she's gotten as far as the Hamburger Barn before a dust devil whirls into the parking lot. She pauses to windshield-wipe the grit from her face, and her hand continues its virtual tour. The town--her town--is for sale. And it's taking Robinson's most energetic pitch to recast the dusty hamlet from dot-on-the-map to next-great-boomtown.