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I'm just getting on the blog to make sure we will have an easy time of communicating with you during our trip to China! I am so excited to be able to travel with your children and am looking forward to the adventures ahead of us! We have been preparing, through our meetings, in travel and China etiquette, packing tips, safety in numbers (aka staying together!), and a bit of singing and dancing ...
... then to Orlando to get my sweet baby, then to Nashville where Dad will be picking me up so that we can go see family in North Carolina. This will all be accomplished by July 29th when I arrive back in Atoka.
I will continue to blog for a few more weeks. I owe a recap of my vacation to Guilin and I will also probably continue to document the reverse culture shock that I’m sure still hasn’t even begun. I ask for prayers, as I try to get this ...
... The route has taken us a little further east than if we had stayed on the Dallas route but I didn't want to deal with that nightmare of a road system through the Big D. Of course only in Texas would you expect 2-lane highways to be 70mph :-) It's always a bit of a shock to go from the tall pines of Mississippi and Louisiana to the shorter stocker woods of Texas. When you get to Texas-Oklahoma border, you feel ...
... joined in on the conversation. The locals were all helpful and encouraging. Dorothy's husband even gave us a bag of dried mangos to take with us on the road. Thanks for all your help!
We continued down the road towards Talihina where we stopped at a gas station, an EZ Mart to be exact, to replenish our water supply. We recognized a truck hauling a boat that had passed us earlier down the road and one of the men looked a little familiar. The man chatted with us for a ...
... the ice machine and had about given
up on the Plumb Theatre when suddenly, there it was. Oh, my!
The ad was a bit deceptive. They
talked about “packing the house” each night and I could see why. The place was about the size of the Spring
Branch Store. For those of you not
familiar with Spring Branch, I’ll say it was about half the size of a Dollar
General. So much for evening