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Nov 3, 2010 - Peanuts anyone?

Scott Russell who is the Ag Extension Agent in Terry County (southwest of Lubbock) which grows a lot of peanuts. Calling Scott, we made arrangements to meet him in Brownfield to see peanuts being harvested and a peanut packing and storage plant. Scott was very gracious to spend so much time with us, taking us to a field where they were in the thick of harvest and we learned so many things about them. He told us there are 4 varieties of peanuts grown in the U.S. and only in Texas are all 4 are grown. Texas is also the second largest peanut...

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Sep 9, 2008 - Day 105 – “We have driven the Alaska Highway and we have survive it!”

Since "Day 89" we have followed some very interesting weather patterns. Once we arrived somewhere for the night, the temperature would be nice. By the next morning, a major cold front would slide trough! For example, in Jackson Hole-Wyoming, we arrived with a warm 84 degrees and beautiful. An hour later it hailed with rain and 40 mph winds. The next day, it was still raining and we reached a big 45 degrees around 9 a.m., but by 5 p.m. 43. (This was during Labor Day Weekend). So, we have had beautiful days on the road and raining/cold days...

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Trip Journal

Wimberley to Alaska!

Nov 11, 2007 - Sunday AM in Graham, TX - travel to Brownfield, TX

(Ron Writing) This morning we attended worship service and adult Sunday School at the First United Methodist Church of Graham. We enjoyed a great sermon delivered by Dr. Bob Holloway, a nice time of fellowship & coffee between worship and Sunday School, and a great lesson on "grace" with the "Open Bible Class". It was a wonderful morning. So many friendly folks greeted and visited with us. On the way to church we noticed a sign along the street advertising St. Mary's Catholic Church's annual Pork Fest today. Some of the people we visited...

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