|We attended Mass at San Augustine Mission in Saint Augustine. After Mass we chatted with the Irish priest. He's assigned at Stephen Austin University in Nacogdoches. Also talked with his Mom who is visiting him for three weeks.|
Beautiful camellias at Gayla Mize Garden in Nacogdoches.
On this one you see see how the wind permanently turn one petal aside.
|This town was the gateway to the west.|
|Old Stone Fort built in 1779|
Patricia Huffman Smith NASA Museum
|Mission Commander, Astronaut Rick Husband.|
|The crew of Columbia STS 107.|
|The projects the astronauts worked on.|
|Suits cost $250,000 a piece. Weigh 80 pounds|
|We were able to try on the gloves the astronauts wear when they work outside the shuttle.|
The fingertips are concave but the astronauts say they work really great.
|Feb. 1, 2003 on reentry the Columbia disintegrated over East Texas. We watched a very moving video about the recovery efforts. |
This small town of 1,200 hosted 25,000 volunteers who worked on recovery.
We also enjoyed meeting her daughter and nephew.
|We stayed overnight at Walmart in Jasper, TX. Look what's for sale in a cooler near the front door. It's fishing country!!!!|