Bob and Shirley's Great Adventure 2011-12 travel blog

Hard at work

Almost finished

Delise and Grace

One last time in the bed

Our campground in Hempstead TX

Large reception hall on the grounds of the RV park


This only happens every 4 years AND it our daughter Darci's actual 8th anniversary of her marriage to John Chambers. Hard to believe it was 8 years ago a handful of us went to South Florida for their wedding on a cruise ship. Following this wonderful time was when my mind was really turning to retiring. Anyway, we left Paul and Namwiza's Austin TX home (it is a beauty) and are heading east. We are about 30 miles west of Houston. Before we left there were a few chores to do. Shirley finished up helping Namwiza with the kitchen and took care of the 3 little ones as she went to the store. Personal note: we are SO proud of these folks who have endured hardships most of us could never imagine. Fleeing in the night from a tent camp while people were being killed all around them by gunfire. Man oh man. Getting back, I fixed two flats on Melissa's bike. You think that was easy right? Not for Bob. She has hand brakes on the front wheel and training wheels on the back. I needed to virtually take the bike apart to complete my task AFTER a 12 mile round trip to get the inner tubes. Those of you who know me well can understand this type of activity is NOT in my strength area. However, I did finish in a record time of 2 hours and 13 minutes!! We do enjoyed our stay with the 7 of the Sabineza's. I hope you enjoy the pics.



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