Friday Night in TX

We didn’t make it all the way to Louisiana. The roads in eastern OK were supposed to be icey and slick til mid-morning so we didn’t leave home til almost 10 a.m. I knew Chad wanted to sleep a bit later and 12 hours in the car straight is hard so we just took our time and enjoyed the ride. Chad had his camera and took a ton — literally about 300 — pictures. A few times, we had to stop, turn around and go back for him to get a picture of something that caught his eye.

Our first stop of the day was by the Nevada Daily Mail to buy a few newspapers because Chad’s picture was on the front page.

Here’s a few of his pictures from the day.

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1. Chad’s shoes and the mess in the floor. He has a strange taste in shoes!

2. The McDonald’s over the Will Rodgers Parkway

3. Farm land (lots of that on our trip today)

4. A dump truck on a dusty road

5. A motor home with all the states colored in where they’d visited. We saw it in Texas and Texas was not colored in. Chad thought that was so funny!

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And, last picture I’ll share but certainly not the last picture he took today . . Welcome to Texas.

I was very thankful when the camera battery went dead.

Comments

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    says

    Have a safe trip!

    Congratulations to Chad for being on the front page! That’s so fun! I’ve been on the front page of a newspaper before. I was recognized all over town because people were so excited that a local person was on the front page and not someone from the Associated Press. By the way, it looks like you’re having a great time in college. 🙂

    I heard Shreveport got 2 inches on snow yesterday. I don’t think you will be going through there, but Texas got a lot, too.

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    says

    Great picture, Chad! Congrats on taking part in the process and making a difference! BTW, love the shoes!

    You two sound like you’re having a ball. Safe travels! (Hugs)

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    Cheryl L says

    Wow, that McD’s brought back memories. That structure has been there since I was a little girl in the early 60’s. I remember it on the OK turnpike when we made trips to Tulsa. Have a safe trip!

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    Nancy says

    Chad takes such interesting photos! Has he ever thought about putting some of them out on Webshots to share with the world?