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First semester at the U of A – Completed

So, I survived my first semester at the U of A, yet not with out plenty of tears, laughs, frustration, and lots and lots of craziness. Many days I felt completely overwhelmed and never would’ve gotten through it without my … Continue reading

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Jumpin’ Coast 2 Coast – Part 1

USA Jump Rope Nationals 2014 – Long Beach, California – Part 1 Tuesday, June 24 – Travel Day Mom, Lydia, Steven, Molly and I drove to my Aunt Mary’s house in CA. Dad, Emily and Hope stayed home and did … Continue reading

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Israel: The End

Our trip back home started by leaving Jerusalem late evening on our 9th day, actually, it was 1 am the next morning. So, to while a way the time until 1am, Zack and I showed Joe some jump rope. We … Continue reading

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Israel: Days 8 & 9

Israel: Day 8 We went to the Vad Yashem museum which is Israel’s official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. We had to take 3 taxi’s to get our group there as we no longer had Boaz and … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 7

We went to the Temple Mount. This is a Muslim shrine: Mary and I bought these matching shirts in Jaffa Street the night before: Boaz explained some history to us, and Carl gave us a Bible teaching using the Bible … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 6

Early in the morning four hikers left their nice hotel rooms and cozy beds to hike up Masada. I took the following picture when about half way up: And this one when at the top: It was a steep hike … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 5

We drove to the Golan Heights on Day 5. The Valley of Tears is an area in the Golan Heights named after a major battle in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. Boaz told us a personal story about this … Continue reading

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Israel: Days 3 & 4

Bomb shelter work began with running errands to a few stores to buy paint, rollers, scrapers, gloves, etc. and also picking up rakes, squeegees, buckets, paint brushes, more paint, and some other things from storage. We loaded Boaz’s van with … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 2

Places to go today: Sea of Galilee; Old church; Mt. Beatitudes; Capharnaum. On our way to the Sea of Galilee we caught a turtle on the side of the road. We passed it around the van a little, and then … Continue reading

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Israel: Day 1

On the morning of the first day we checked out of our hotel in Netanya and loaded the van with our luggage. We first went to Caesarea where Boaz gave us a history lesson of Herod and the theater we … Continue reading

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