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Mar 11, 2017 - At the Beach in West Texas

We made a short excursion to Odessa, TX for some groceries and gas. before heading to Monahans Sandhills State Park yesterday. When we drove to find the site I had reserved, we found out it was on a hill making it difficult to level Winnie. I went back to the Ranger Station to see if I could change sites. Since it's spring break in West Texas, it seems that most of the sites would be taken for the 2 days we are here. After a little negotiating, I was able to find a spot that was more level and available for the days we're here. The...

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Mar 11, 2017 - If the Weather is Bad, It must be Texas

Today started our to be a beautiful day as you can see from the sunrise pictures in this post. We spent most of the day relaxing and reading under the picnic shelter at our campsite. I even took a nap. After I woke up, I was thinking about preparing dinner. When I went outside, I noticed dark clouds to the northeast that soon turned black and you could see a faint rainbow. Before too long it started to rain big drops and then hail. Some of the hail stones were nearly as big as golf balls. The storm front moved over and blue sky was visible...

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