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We went to the Sign-up Place early today and got our "permits" to visit the White Mountain area of Hueco Tanks. The Tanks and the Huecos (small indentations in the rocks) are truly dry. With the third year of drought, it is not surprising.
The permit only covers two trails. The longer is about a mile and half and the second one is less than a mile long. We took the longer and visited a good number of spots ...
I want to work with the other men, so I am going to work in the fields. It is hard working in the fields. My hands are turning black from the fruit. I whipped some sweat off my face and was told to be very careful not to rub my eyes because it was burn my eyes. While we were working the police arrived and were asking ...
Back at the outpost we had a great time Pastor Steve shared one of his
best illustrations. I will save that for
you to experience yourself but it’s powerful.
After that we took a group photo, exchanged pictures from the week and
said our goodbyes. We tried to turn in
somewhat early because we had an early start to the week. As I laid down and
turned on my music the first ...
... we met down here during one of Mike’s first trips down. He and his mom came to help us with beans and rice and stayed to listen to Pastor Steve share when we were all done. Steve and Lisa then shared with us the job assignments for Mercy Day tomorrow. When we were finished we prayed and were on our way toward bed for the night. (After, of course, we could find out who won the game! ;) - go Tigers!)
... night, so we were lucky!
After our awesome dinner, we went to the Dome Bar, a bar in the historic Camino Real Hotel. Cormac McCarthy lived in El Paso and the bar tender met him just a couple days before our arrival. It reminds me of the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs. The hotel opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1912 by a young Virginian entrepreneur with the intention that it be the ...