Comfort Suites Benbrook
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... saw a couple of longhorn steers posing with tourists. We did not avail ourselves of that opportunity!
Though it's down to 97F degrees today, I still wanted to do my shopping in an enclosed mall, so headed back towards the base, to a shopping mall near the gate. We found Dan a new sport coat for 70% off! And we had a nice walk in an air conditioned area.
When we got onto ...
... 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.
Hawkins Family Summer Vacation--2014 style--is about to ...
... played on their electronics or read. Well, I haven't lost a student yet. We haven't had to visit a doctor. We did have minor cuts and bruises and upset tummies. But, we made it! We had the trip of a lifetime. We are all so fortunate to share this experience together. We now have a two and a half hour flight to Ft. Myers and the students will be reunited with their parents. I am ...
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