Friday, September 30, 2005

birthday cake at CiCi's Pizza

Last year on my birthday the ship had just arrived in Trujillo, Honduras. This year the Gateway staff and participants surprised me with a cake at a pizza outing in Tyler the Friday before.

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Driving home

Driving home
Originally uploaded by aliciarobbins.
This was my view while driving from Texas to Arkansas last weekend to visit my parents. It was nice to see that "land sunsets" could be just as stunning as "ocean sunsets". I had to pull over to Ohh and Ahh.

Monday, September 26, 2005

Dad and me at the Barn Sale

I went home this weekend to attend the annual Barn Sale in Camden, Arkansas. Hurricane Rita added some rain, but it was still fun to poke around the craft exhibits with Mom and Dad.

Caribbean Mercy friends in Texas

House-sitting gave us the opportunity to grill outdoors with friends. Marcel is from Germany (on his way to the Africa Mercy); Dabney from Jacksonville, Florida; Eric from New Orleans (on his way to the Anastasis); and Tony from Ghana.

My First Blog Attempt

After much encouragement and arm-twisting, I am sitting down and attempting to conquer the art of BLOGGING. This will be a work in progress, so stay tuned.....