Stuck in a Little Bit of Heaven


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March 13th 2010
Published: March 13th 2010
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The Wimberley Vortex Grace and I finally escaped New Orleans after 3 months and fell into our next next trap of Wimberley, Texas. Wimberley's city slogan is "A Little Bit of Heaven" and it is pretty close. Wimberley is in the hill country of Texas between Austin and San Antonio. It's about 45 minutes from either city and nestled in the hills with the beautiful cypress-lined Blanco River cuttin... Read Full Entry



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Piper ArcherPiper Archer
Piper Archer

Here's Shawn's plane after a fresh coat of paint.
In the ShopIn the Shop
In the Shop

Grace uses her hair as sunscreen on the banks of the Rio Blanco river.
Frank Lloyd Wright LampFrank Lloyd Wright Lamp
Frank Lloyd Wright Lamp

Philip used to be the only licensed manufacturer of these Frank Lloyd Wright lamps.
Piper ArcherPiper Archer
Piper Archer

Grace chased some ducks around
Frank Lloyd Wright LampFrank Lloyd Wright Lamp
Frank Lloyd Wright Lamp

As we approached the Rio Blanco, some geese chased Grace away.
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Photo 16

These geese got very excited as we approached.
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Photo 17

These guys were very territorial and would chase me as I approached.
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Photo 18

Phil and Tracie came over for a round of cocktails before we went out for a Cajun Crawfish boil.
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Photo 19

Here's Philip, me and Shawn in front of the Piper Archer.
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Photo 20

Here's the cockpit with dual yokes.
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Photo 21

Philip collects all kinds of wooden contraptions in his shop.
Boon Docking in WalmartBoon Docking in Walmart
Boon Docking in Walmart

On the way to Wimberley, we camped out at Walmart again for one quick night.
SunscreenSunscreen
Sunscreen

Grace uses her hair as sunscreen on the banks of the Rio Blanco river.
Grace Coralling ducksGrace Coralling ducks
Grace Coralling ducks

Grace chased some ducks around
Geese Chasing GraceGeese Chasing Grace
Geese Chasing Grace

As we approached the Rio Blanco, some geese chased Grace away.
Honking GooseHonking Goose
Honking Goose

These geese got very excited as we approached.
Chasing GooseChasing Goose
Chasing Goose

These guys were very territorial and would chase me as I approached.
RV CocktailsRV Cocktails
RV Cocktails

Phil and Tracie came over for a round of cocktails before we went out for a Cajun Crawfish boil.
A tight CrewA tight Crew
A tight Crew

Here's Philip, me and Shawn in front of the Piper Archer.
Cockpit ControlsCockpit Controls
Cockpit Controls

Here's the cockpit with dual yokes.
Wood ContraptionsWood Contraptions
Wood Contraptions

Philip collects all kinds of wooden contraptions in his shop.



13th March 2010

Talk about living your mission..
Scott, As I read your adventures, I feel inspired to embrace my mission even more. You and Grace are truly a model for how to embrace life. My best to you both. Though we miss you, we know you are with us. David WM
15th March 2010

wow
thanks for the news and to know you are both doing well glad the adventures continue - work is good and i love being with the students most of the time miss you both and am thinking of crashing our pool again this year! spring is finally in the air seasi

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