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Dallas County

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  • Day13

    Deep in the Heart of Texas

    June 3, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 32 °C

    The Sunset Limited sped through the night via Palm Springs and into Nebraska. The landscape is now much more desert-like, with great cacti lining the track. My lunch companions were interesting - Rob, a young, overweight railroad worker whose only trip outside the USA was to China where his wife comes from. ‘They do great Chinese food there’ he explained. Really?

    We were joined by a loud voice approaching our table which exclaimed ‘Hi, am Hooleeana and am a cansa suvayva fom Mehico.’ Come again? Oh, you’re a cancer survivor from Mexico, Juliana - thanks for sharing that. ‘Yo wanna see ma scas?’ No thank you ... but it was too late, the top was raised. ‘You like ma haya?’ she said, pointing to her bright red Tina Turner coiffure. ‘Ees a wig’ . ‘El Paso looks nice’ I said, trying to change the subject. ‘El Paso - yoo kidding - ees the ampit of yoo ess of a.’ Ah well, back to lunch.

    We travelled through the great belly of Texas - hour after hour of endless desert and scrubland with occasional mountain ranges - like scenes from so many westerns. Early on the morning of day 2 on the Sunset Limited we arrived in San Antonio. My planned connection to Dallas was interrupted due to flooding on the line, and the Texas Eagle train only went as far as Fort Worth. From here I caught a local train for the hour-long trip to Dallas (sings: ‘Big D, Little A, Double L,, A S’ - name the musical).

    Big D was hot and humid but still cloudy. Went for a walk to the Texas Book Depositary and Dealey Plaza where President John F Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. It was a strange feeling to be standing on the spot so familiar from TV documentaries.
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  • Day1392

    USA Tour - Dallas - Texas

    January 3, 2019 in the United States ⋅ 🌧 3 °C

    I FINALLY MADE IT! 17 hours after leaving St Louis I arrived in Dallas, Texas

    And it was pissing it down!

    I was so fucked off, hadn’t slept at all on the coach it’s 6:30am, I’m drenched, I have no WiFi to order an Uber and generally annoyed so Dallas didn’t get off to the best of starts!

    I made my way to my hostel which was about a 20 minute walk from the bus station, carrying two bags which were heavy on roads with no pavements. I knew I was far too early to check into my hostel but I was just hoping to leave my bags there and maybe sit down. However Lady Luck must of been looking down at me as the woman on reception let me check in at 7am which was 9 hours early! I could of cried, I was tired and just wanted to sleep so I ran to my room threw all my stuff on my bed and just passed out. I was lucky enough to remember to set my alarm for the Liverpool V City game.

    I had a few hours sleep and went to find a bar for the game. Ended up going with a guy called Bruno who was staying in my hostel to an Irish bar for the game. We got talking to a guy from St Louis who was a Liverpool fan who used to live in Sheffield 😂😂 then a Manc came in from fallowfield!

    Liverpool lost but it was a good laugh having a few beers watching the game - felt like home for a bit

    After the game I went back the hostel and just slept all afternoon and all night.

    I was exhausted
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  • Day1393

    USA Tour - Dallas - Texas

    January 4, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 10 °C

    Lazy day today. I walked around Deep Ellum and came across a bar called Adair’s Saloon - proper little dive bar. It was awesome. I spent a few hours in there. Cool tunes, good food and excellent beer. This area is much cooler than it seems, you get to know it just by being there, drinking, eating and watching the world go by!Read more

  • Day1395

    USA Tour - Dallas - Texas

    January 6, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 16 °C

    Chill day today. After watching the NFL the night before and not getting back till late I decided to have a nice chill day as I’m almost 30 😂😂😂

    I stayed around my local area of Deep Ellum as I do think it’s the best area of Dallas.

    I saw a bar on my first day called Ruin bar so I headed there as it had an outside seating area.

    Not going to lie, I sat there all day and made my way through the beer menu and watched the day go by

    14/10 would recommend
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  • Day10

    Grammie Camp Day 5

    June 5 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 88 °F

    International’s space station. Yep we woke up a sleeping baby, David.
    Uncle Ronnie and aunt Kelly stopped by

    David met Diego in Spain.

    Chicken pot pie for lunch and corn dogs for supper.

    After a busy Thursday, it was fun to stay at the mission house and be together. After the gate closed at 5pm, the kids enjoyed bike riding.Read more

  • Day11

    Splash Kingdom with Aunt Sarah

    June 6 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 82 °F

    Grandmommy and granddaddy joined us for breakfast and then to watch the kids on their bikes.

    We met Aunt Sarah in Canton at the Waterpark. The kids loved the wave pool, slides and I enjoyed the lazy river.

    Sarah treated us to the dairy palace hamburger.

    The kids were happy and exhausted.

    As we were driving on I 30, I pulled over and I got a Blizzard and Glenn got a moolate.

    We ate at Cici pizza where we ate with Ellen back in January.

    Pulled into a comfort suite in Little Rock at 10am. Libby woke up crying. All are sleeping well (11pm).
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  • Day8

    Grammie Camp Day 3

    June 3 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 77 °F

    The kids were very quiet and we slept in til 8am. We had scrambled eggs and fruit for breakfast. Then Scott’s 8am devotion.

    Diego and David were playing a game via Spain.

    Aunt Sherrie and uncle Steve showed up with grand mommy and granddaddy. We watched Neil and Vela Facebook Live. I fixed lunch.

    Libby slept in my bed from 1:30 til 5pm Lucy slept til 4pm

    We ate at El Fenix. Yum

    “I bet you would like an ice cream cone” was all that Lucy needed yo hear....and she started riding her bike.

    We watched yesterday’s devotion from Scott after everyone took a shower.
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  • Day3

    Christmas breakfast at Rita wrens

    December 25, 2019 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 64 °F

    Breakfast at Rita’s
    Getting moms hair done
    I ubered
    We drove around and also looked at nights
    Christmas dinner - ham. Harvest soufflé and cornbread dressing from Highland Park cafeteria
    Most relaxing day with mom and dad dlerping, no gifts, dinner, Uber, watching movie “Bucket Lust”Read more

  • Day47

    Arrival into MIA and then to DFW

    March 24 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 72 °F

    Here is what I typed up and sent Karen, as soon as we landed at MIA.

    I write this as we are about 1.5 hours til landing in Miami on Monday 23march

    We had 10.5 hour flight over Africa to Madrid. Then the plane was escorted over to the area for refueling. That took about 1 hour. The flight crew left and a new crew took over. The cleaning crew came on to restock the food and disinfect the bathrooms.

    Countless airplanes were on the tarmac and no planes were taking off and landing.

    Then 9 hour flight to Miami.

    Once we go through customs, we have no idea what that looks like. I’m sure there will be additional information gathered about our travels and the places we stopped at.

    We also will be making some calculated decisions. Questions like what has happened in the world these last 24 hours? Are there any more domestic flights out? If we leave the airport Can we rent a car? Is there hotels available? will we be quarantined? If so can we drive up to Orlando? What flights are there to Dallas and to Orlando? If we fly to Dallas on Monday night, that is too late for Walmart stop?

    Plan A
    (Not knowing what’s happened since we’ve been in the air)
    Just check emails, flights, and make decisions probably if there are flights out on

    We have several places to stay
    Scott and Barbara Russell in Orlando
    8625 la Prada
    binion lake house near Tyler
    Wolf house in east Texas

    Chat later

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  • Day6

    Grammie Camp Day 1

    June 1 in the United States ⋅ ⛅ 81 °F

    I forgot to take pictures while they ride their bicycles

    We have been having 8 am devotions with Scott Boerckel

    Then a Walmart journey followed by a picnic lunch and Spanish lessons and also noon prayer time with Neil and Vela show.

    Lucy took a nap in Her room and Libby fell fast asleep with me.

    We had spegetti for super followed by Scott Boerckel at 7pm FaceTime.
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