Candlewood Suites - Fort Worth West
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... the time they closed, anyway. Rats!! So Dan took pictures of the planes from outside the fence. He was happy to see the "Dorito," the only A-12 ever built. It was minus its wings (they were beside it), but it was obviously a very unusual-looking airplane.
From the Meacham Airport, we went to the Fort Worth Stockyards and looked through the tourist shops. We found Dan a new leather ...
... formerly known as the Confederate Air Force) in Midlands, TX, but they are closed on Sunday.
So now we are in Fort Worth. We have a comfortable suite at the Navy Gateway Inn and Suites at NAS Fort Worth (formerly Carswell AFB). We found a barbecue place for supper after we checked in - Dickey's Pit Barbecue. The food was good and plentiful, though a little more informally served than one would expect for the price.
Spent a few hours in a town called Grapevine near the Dallas international airport in Texas during our 8 hour layover. We're waiting to board our plane to Frankfurt now which has been delayed yet again (flight from Rio was previously delayed too). Don't worry, not a technical issue. Something about the service staff not being ready. Fuhh! ...
The euphoria of the day before starting vacation is upon me.
After leaving work, I picked up our rental van and spent the evening preparing the vehicle to be loaded and stuffed with our pre-packed bags of clothing and food supplies. Oh yeah, the kids electronics were not to be forgotten.
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I hope everyone is doing well!
Until next time,
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