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The Natchez Trace Parkway

Posted by: Joe on: November 27, 2012

  The famous Loveless biscuit. YUM! 444 miles. All free from traffic lights, construction zones, 18-wheelers, billboards, hurried motorists and cheesy tourist stops. The Natchez Trace is a thread in America’s history that has stories to recollect and lessons to learn that we can’t learn amidst distraction. Just as the leaves flutter to the side […]

Trace State Park

Posted by: Joe on: November 16, 2012

We awoke this morning to a beautiful sunrise Our site is right on the lake. Beautiful sunshine this morning. We enjoyed 34 degrees this morning. Brrrr!

One night in Tupelo

Posted by: Joe on: November 16, 2012

Tonight we sleep in Tupelo. We enjoyed a delicious lunch at The Loveless Cafe and after a fuel “topoff” we jumped on the Trace and spent the afternoon on a lazy cruise through beautiful farmland and gently rolling hills. It was a beautiful drive. The slow 45-50 mph pace was therapeutic. Tomorrow, we’ll drive the […]

Reading on Halloween

Posted by: Joe on: November 9, 2012

Halloween morning, Chloe, Clark and I went to an Inner-City preschool to read to the children. This is a program Barnabas Vision organizes as an outreach. Chloe read first then I read to the children. The children were so attentive and polite. Chloe and Clark passed out candy before we left. We look forward to […]

The WISH Team trick-or-treating alternative by Clark

Posted by: Joe on: November 9, 2012

For Halloween the family went trick-or-treating for canned goods for Greenhouse Ministries. Greenhouse helps people who need food, houses, clothes and anything. We went to lots of friends’ houses to pick up the canned goods. I felt good for doing it.   On Halloween, we loaded up 15 bags of food. Then we rode to […]

A typical day at the WISH Team Academy

Posted by: Joe on: November 9, 2012

7:00 – Mom wakes up to “Potty Alert, Potty Alert” warnings coming from Cole’s bed. She’s aroused suddenly and moves quickly in order to assist a short person whose mid-section isn’t the necessary height to reach over the toilet bowl yet. Cole then goes back to his room to look at books, which usually last […]

WISH Team Field Trips

Posted by: Joe on: November 9, 2012

We’ve had several field trips lately. While Joe was in Africa, we traveled to Clarksville and on to Fort Donelson Battlefield.   After studying about the life of Sam Davis, we visited his family’s home in Smyrna.   Over Labor Day weekend, we headed to Chattanooga to visit Point Park and Chickamauga Battlefield.   We […]