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This morning we all had breakfast with Uncle Jerry and Aunt Katherine at Denny's. It was hard for me to say goodbye. We left Kilgore around 10:30 and began to make our way across Texas. The Dallas/Ft Worth area wasn't bad at all to drive thru on a Sunday. All I have to say about Texas is DANG is it hot!!! We pulled in to Vernon today ...
I'm talkin' hot, hot, hot here in Vernon, Texas. A cool 101 degrees but thankfully a good breeze.
We had a great breakfast with Brenda, Stan, and Brenda's Aunt and Uncle at Denny's this morning. Then packed up the coaches and got on the road around 10:30.
We skirted around the south side of Dallas and ...
... all in one day. After sunset we went to a few hip rooftop bars on Sixth Street to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. On our way out of the giant state the next morning, we dove through Houston and decided to stop by NASA to see how they were doing. We went on the tour of mission control and the test facility for the O'Ryan space program. It was a privilege to see first hand the NASA staff at work on an upcoming project and a future mission. Texas, you've been great. ...
Oklahoma is in Tornado Alley so it's a good place to base yourself to wait for storm activity. Our first chase was amazing, we saw our first Super Cell and there were chasers everywhere; even a TIV! The hail was pretty crazy, it got a little scary at times but still very exciting. No tornados this time but we will keep going till we find one, only did a few 100km's ...
... all night, but that is the price that we pay since we want hookups with electricity and cable TV and wifi.
After we settled in to our RV site, we watched the weather on T.V. and realized that there was a line of thunderstorms in Oklahoma just across the border from us. This line of storms was predicted to hit us at midnight, and it did. But in the evening, we noticed that we could ...
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