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Mar 19, 2009 - Finally, 1st of 2 reasons for whole trip-Killeen

Finally, we've made it to Killeen/Ft Hood for our visit with Paul. Liz had already arrived from PDX when we arrived and shortly after Paul picked up brother Tom at the airport, too, in his cute, yellow&little VW The Thing. We parked the trailer for the night in the street and we all packed the Durango and headed to the Texas (yes that +'s loud&smoky) Roadhouse Grill...good meal though + Tom paid :) Brother Tom made a one-night stop to join us between his client in Houston and Spring Break (family flew down from Boston) in Florida!! He...

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Oct 4, 2007 - Day 36 - Across middle Texas - Yippee

If you like 95 and sun, today was your day, It was 80 when I exited the Beaumont campground driveway at 9:15 am and the temp kept going up until it was 95 when I pulled up in front of the Paul/Erin house at 3 pm. Houston was terrifying...the GPS didn't direct me to the toll road which would have circled the city, but took me into the inner ring where I had to deal with the killer truck drivers and multi-ramps to change from one freeway to the next. I finally un-plugged her when we disagreed about a roadway split between she thought we...

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Bob Circles USA 2007

Sep 28, 2007 - Fort Hood Texas

This week we had the priviledge and honor to attend the "Color casing ceremony" and deployment bash for the 3rd Armored cavalry regiment, up here at Fort Hood Texas. Our son in law is the "Command Sargent Major, for Tiger squadron. The entire ceremony was a great experience, and sure made us proud of a lot of great very young men. It was also a lot of fun when the local businesses threw a bbq for all 5000 troopers and families, about 10 to 15000 people attended. Tiger squadron was the hands down event winner, topped off by winning the...

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Jun 2, 2007 - Texas

We arrived in Texas on May 23rd and it has rained everyday since!! and I don't mean sprinkled. I believe we recieved 10 to 12 inches in the last 9 days. We also had a tornado touch down on the air base at Ft Hood, about a mile from us. See the photo's of the lake at flood stage! Belton Lake is at least 30 miles long, so this level of flood represents a lot of water. The good news is we picked up our grandson Brandon, and we are about 100 miles from being out of Texas. We will be in Taos New Mexico from the 4th of June untill the 10th. We...

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