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Oct 24, 2013 - Glad Its Over

Left Kinder at 9:15 AM and of course got turned around right off the bat. We stopped at McDonalds for coffee and missed our road sign. We finally got back on track and headed west again on 190 to 12. We crossed into Texas at 11:15 at a little town called Deweyville. As we are travelling along this little 2 lane road we notice everone passing us and leaving us in the dust whe we finally realize the speed limit is 75mph. Unfortunately we picked a bad route for nice scenery. Nothing to see but pine trees and the road is really rough. The road...

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Jun 5, 2013 - Our first day on the road

Left Aransas Pass about7:30 this morning. Low last night of 79 degrees. For the past several days we have been having daytime temps in the upper 90's. Makes you appreciate air conditioning. Jim and I neither one slept last night - like a couple of "kids" (using that term loosely), we were anxious to get started. When we got to Giddings, decided to call it a day, stop early and just relax. (174 Mile drive)

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Jan 14, 2012 - Camp Tejas in Giddings, TX

We are here on a MMAP (Mobile Missionary Assistance Program) project. There are 6 MMAP and 3 SOWER couples working this month. Robin's team is improving the dining hall -- laying floor tile. The ladies have done lots of deep cleaning and touch-up painting in these beautiful rooms. see photos here: http://camptejas.smugmug.com/gallery/6251655_bnyaW#!i=219226267&k=SMpoW We work Mon-Thur for 3 weeks each month. Each work day begins with a group devotion time at 7:30. Breaks are together too at 10:00 and 2:30 and an hour for lunch. They feed us...

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Oct 9, 2008 - Day 47--Yom Kippur

Today is the day that we are personallly keeping Yom Kippur. We understand that many of you are observing a different day, but we are all just doing the best we can, right!? Anyway, I thought I would give you all an update on our mechanics. It seems that we have had a problem for some time that kept looking like something else. There was a valve spring that broke and so one of the valves wasn't working properly. This made it seem to be running rough which several mechanics thought was an ignition problem. As we drove further, one of the...

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