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Apr 5, 2011 - St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in High Hill, Texas

Our next stop was St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in High Hill, Texas. This church was built by German settlers in 1909. The painting was done in 1912 by Hermann Kern and Ferdinand Stockerts. These artists also painted Saint Joseph's Catholic Church in San Antonia. The images in the church were first painted on canvas and then glued to the wood walls. The stained glass windows were taken out of the second church on this site and moved into this church. They are just gorgeous! This church is known as the Queen of the Painted Churches...

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May 14, 2007 - Schulenburg, Texas

WE CROSSED THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI AT 8:55AM. I WONDER DO ANY OF OUR CHILDREN REMEMBER CAMPING IN MINNESOTA WHERE THE MISSISSIPPI ACTUALLY BEGINS. THIS WOULD BE AROUND ELY OR BEMIDJI THE CAMPGROUND WHERE JIMMY WAS STUNG BY ALL THE WASP? WHAT GREAT MEMORIES I HAVE OF THE PAST BUT WHAT DID I DO YESTERDAY? MAYBE THAT WAS NOT SUCH A GREAT MEMORY. DAN AND I TRAVELED ALONG RT. 10 BACK IN 1998. WE WERE AT A CONFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO AND WE DROVE ON 1-10 TO OUR HOME IN BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA. I THOUGH THINGS WERE LOOKING FAMILIAR. WE HAD THAT BRAND...

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Jan 22, 2007 - Schulenburg, Texas

We didn't really need to buy a jigsaw puzzle, driving through Houston was puzzle enough. I didn't think we would ever get out of there. But we did and we actually saw some sunshine today. We made 304 miles today from Lafayette, LA to Schulenburg, Texas. We are planning to just spend the one night here, but there are some attractions here that we may decide to stay long enough to see. We had a late lunch at a Flying J Travel Stop and there is a Dairy Queen right behind the campground office, so I think a light dinner there is in order.

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