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Sep 11, 2012 - Ogallala NE & Olathe KS

Leaving Frisco we detoured over Loveland Pass which is just shy of 12,000 feet. We saw lots of dead pine trees killed by the beetle that is destroying forests all the way from California to Canada. In Ogallala we stay one night with Gloria and David Fowler. David and I participated in a mission to China a few years ago. It was nice meeting Gloria and reconnecting with David although our visit was very short. Our next stop was Olathe, Kansas but along the way we explored a unique museum featuring the settling of the western USA, Great Platte...

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Aug 22, 2011 - Olathe, KS and the new truck

After dropping off the RV at Nuwa we drove to Olathe to pick up the new truck. Black clouds were on the horizon and it became very windy and ominous looking. So we stopped in a small town just south of Olathe to wait out the storm. We actually pulled into a small car wash. It never did rain on us there but the storm hit Olathe with fierceness so bad that the wind toppled one of the parking lot light poles directly down the middle of one of the brand new Chevys. Glad we missed it. Again McCarthy Chevrolet gave us the best deal of the 5...

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Mar 14, 2010 - Leaving on a Jet Plane

We left Kansas City at 1:33pm on Saturday the 13th. Well, I should say, the flight was supposed to leave at 1:33. We finally left around 2:20. That put us in Chicago at about 3:40, which was pretty much when our flight to Frankfurt was supposed to leave. Luckily, a run through the airport got us on the plane in time! Shortly after we got settled, the pilot announced we would take off in about 10-20 seconds. Twenty minutes later, he announced that we would take off in about 20 seconds. This time, it turned out to be true, and less than 20...

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Croatia in a Week

May 13, 2009 - I hope we're Ready!

Well its coming down to crunch time, all of the hours spent researching, planning and emailing confirmations are about to be tested. The time spent on forums trying to fathom what to expect will soon be expected. Am I ready? Yes. Am I Nervous? Hell Yes. Only so much can prepare me/us for what we will encounter once we step out of the airport and into the (hopefully) beautiful chaos they call Delhi. My pack - Check! Clothes - Check! Camera - Check! Anti- Diarrhea pills - Double Check! An old friend from childhood who is now a flight...

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