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Brenham Cowboy Church - First phase`

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I know it's been quite some time since I last posted.  My biggest reason was no Wi Fi :-(   After putting up with that for over two weeks, we broke down and bought a new phone for me as mine was getting outdated and I really needed Wi Fi to be able to log onto the internet to be able to update my blog AND stay connected to family and friends.  I thought the guy had transferred ALL my photos from my old phone to my new phone (and he did)but I couldn't find the photos of the first two weeks of our working at Brenham.  
Then, I just started searching.....and I found them...so I am going to have to do this in 'installments' as I am still uploading photos from my camera  :-)
Just so you know, we are 'home' now....getting home on the evening of May 16th.  Been a busy couple of weeks and we'll soon be leaving for another job.....but more on that later!

This is where the Cowboy Church of Brenham meets every Sunday.  It's a combination ballroom/skating rink.  R…

Happy EASTER!!!

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A tour of Pineywoods Baptist Campground

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Today, I am sharing a video made by our friends, Herb and Kathy, after visiting us here at Pineywoods and getting the 'tour'.
We met them back in November when we pulled into the Escapee park in Livingston, TX.  We had the space across from them, and they and a couple other campers came over to help David back into the trees.  After a long, long drive that day, we were so happy to be stopped for a few days.  
We arrived on Thanksgiving, fully meaning to be there in time for the big Thanksgiving dinner but, it was a lot longer drive than we had anticipated, especially getting around San Antonio and Houston.
We were able to go have left overs, the next day, with them and a lot of other RVers.  
Before we headed out for our VCB job, we each traded our 'business' cards....and we kept up with their travels via their blog.
When we heard that they were back in Livingston for a couple of weeks, I contacted them to see if we might be able to go down and visit since it was just…

On the job with VCB

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Celebrating our wonderful Annie's 14th birthday, today!!!
Now onto my blog post for today!!
We have been at Pineywoods baptist camp volunteering since the 3rd week of January up to the present.

I thought I would show you some of the work the guys were doing on the newest lodge that is being built.  I waited till the job was almost finished (or the part VCB and TBM played) so that you could see the progress made.

The first two weeks, that we were here at Pineywoods, I was down sick with the flu so I missed taking a lot of photos.  But, you'll get the a gist of what goes on here.

Some of the first jobs David was given to do, was sand, router and poly boards that would go on the insides of the dorms.  Since I was still sick, I didn't get photos of those.

When I was finally able to get out and about, he was routing bed parts for the 28 bunk beds that would go in the dorms. 


Here they are assembling the bunk bed frames.

And, a photo of their work displayed in the lodge.  They …

Crossing Bridges, not my thing!!

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This morning, I woke up at 3am and when I do that, I often jump online and Google a lot of different things I am interested in or have questions about.

I have been thinking, lately, of all the bridges we crossed over on our trip to Florida, this past December, and found out that we went over 3 of the top 10 longest bridges in the US.  Of course, I didn't know that THEN!!  Believe me, we went over a lot more bridges on that trip....but the following were three of those on the list of the top 10.

First on the list was the Bonnet Carre Spillway in St Charles, LA.  These photos were taken from the Internet.  The day we went across, it was foggy.  This was 11 miles long.



Then, there was the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge on I-10 between Lafayette and Baton Rouge.  It was 18.2 miles long.




Next was the Jubilee Parkway in Mobile, Alabama, which was 10 miles long.   It was foggy the day we crossed over and so I wasn't able to see too far out.


So, I got this photo from the Internet.

Some of t…

While I wait!!

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I have another post in the making, but I have to wait until David can be here to explain to me what the guys are doing in the photos I took ;-)  I would attempt to describe what they are doing, but I know I would definitely get something wrong.
So, in the meantime, I thought I would tell you what we've been up to.  Basically, not much!!! :-)  We are almost always busy doing something, but nothing interesting to post on a blog.
We did take a little drive to Lufkin, TX two Saturdays ago so I could get a much needed haircut.  We stopped at Home Depot to pick up some little washers for a card I hope to make in the next couple of weeks and we went to a little hamburger drive in called Ray's.  The beautician recommended it to us.

I am going to have to say that this hamburger was better than Whattaburger!!! 

And, the fun of it was that we could eat in our truck...so we didn't have to leave Annie out in the hot truck.  AND, they delivered it and set a tray on our window just like …