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30 April 2012 – PRELIMINARY – DAY 10 – The 5% Solution

  • 0700 – wake up; shower
  • 0900 – breakfast
  • Some chaser humor: “portions of west Texas and the Texas panhandle were severely damaged by last night’s storms, as shown on the map below”

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  • Sir Richard Pell, Earl of Waffles (no relation to the Earl of Sandwich) posed with one of his famed breakfast creations. “Brilliant!”

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  • 1030 – meet at van
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    Inverted T feature

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    Photos of my logbook entries for the day:
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    21 April 2012 – DAY 1 – Positioning Day (Arlington,TX-Lubbock,TX)

    0700 – Check email; pack
    0800 – Return rental car
    1000 – Return to hotel via courtesy shuttle; breakfast
    Saw Bill, Rob, and Martin talking business
    1100 – Introduction and greetings. I soon acquire two new
    jobs: MiFi diagnostic technician and [informal]
    translater for our guests from Portugal and Spain.
    I am reminded of my small Spanish vocabulary. Still,
    we become fast friends and manage to communicate.
    1200 – We depart for the Texas Panhandle, to position our
    group for slim chance to see storms tomorrow.
    1600 – stop at Albany, TX; we watch the last30 minutes of a local classic car competition
    1630-1700 – we stroll around town and photos of its 1883 courthouse and other local attractions.
    1730 – we stop at the Beehive Saloon for root beers and a dinner of standard Texas fare.
    ???? – we head west toward Lubbock.
    ???? – We stop to photograph the first of many wonderful
    western sunsets
    ???? – We arrive at the Days Inn, Lubbock, TX

    Travel: 331 miles