Our dear friend Robin passed away at 12:30 this afternoon.
We thank the Lord her suffering is over, and for all the lives He touched through her while she was here on earth.
We will meet again.

For a little more about how Robin influenced my life, check out “Happy to Be Here”

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Yes, I am actually posting at 5:3o in the morning. Yawn. Actually, I’ve been up for over an hour already. I wanted to give myself plenty of time to collect last-minute items before our 6:30 departure. In just an hour we leave on our two week road trip in The Bus. The Bus got a make-over for this trip, here it is, borrowed again from Sarah’s sight. (Sarah gets around with her camera a little more than I do!)
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Farewell to all – have fun while we’re gone!
Trina, Jeremy, and Jesse


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  1. sarah beth says

    I just knew you would have a last post, Trina! Am I good or what!?! ;) And, I'm so glad that you could use the pictures! :)

    Have fun and safe travels…I'll see you soon! ::smile::