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Thursday, February 10, 2011

284–I Have Worn Myself Out Worrying

This snow has worn me out.  I have worried and worried about getting to Little Rock to fly out.  We were supposed to fly out this morning, but it snowed ALL DAY yesterday… so Continental changed our flights to leave tomorrow morning instead.  We decided to get a head start and leave this afternoon.  We thought if we at least got to Conway we could finish the rest of the trip in the morning. Here’s what the roads still look like tonight.

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We took a little longer route to avoid some pretty curvy Ozark mountain roads but even the safer route had lots of miles of roads that looked like these…

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David decided to stay home (mostly cattle and work related), so it’s just Tyler, Daisy, Maddie and me this trip.  This is pretty much what Maddie did the whole drive south to Conway.

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We’re staying in a hotel tonight… for supper we met up with a sweet family friend who is going to college here.  She and Tyler graduated high school together…they’ve actually been best of friends since they were about a year old.  It was such a treat to get to see her and her boyfriend. (We missed you, Lizzie!)

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Daniel & Katherine

Maddie is SUPER wound up in this hotel room.  Earlier, Tyler went for some water and some chocolate (for me) and as soon as he left, I found her in the corner like this.  She said she was going to say, “surprise! when TyTy comes in”! Silly girl.

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I have worried so much about the road conditions that I haven’t even thought about getting on that plane yet… I guess it’s time to start worrying about that.

6 comments:

Jenn said...

Praying everything will go smoothly for the rest of your trip! Don't worry about that plane after you've driven on roads that look like that!!!

My prayers are with you all! Have fun and just enjoy the memories you're making :D

Kimberley said...

i pray the lord takes all your worries away and you're able to have a wonderful time with family. safe travels!

His Doorkeeper said...

Jacquie, I am so glad you all left early for the flight to Texas. You will have a great time and it will be a great week-end. Give the K's our love and don't worry!

Joshua 1:6 Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord YOUR God will be with you wherever you go!

Susan Leonard said...

Jacquie- have been thinking about ya'll today. Praying for a safe trip and return.

Kelley said...

Everything is going to be fine! You all are going to have a safe and wonderful time. You have a lot of friends here praying for you.

John said...

Sorry the conditions are causing worry for you, but you will be fine. Enjoy the rest of your trip! (And thanks for visiting my blog and commenting on my Reagan post.)