As Debbie and I were returning from the Memorial service in Humble Texas yesterday, we made a stop at the Karibenos MC annual party at the New Goal Post. I have to say Karibenos MC does host a pretty good party. I especially like the sumo wrestling, though it is not without it’s dangers even though the wrestlers are covered head to foot in foam rubber. Fortunately no-one was injured, and a great time was had by all. The BBQ sandwiches were good as well, and even included peach cobblers for desert. Five stars there! You just can’t go wrong with cobbler.
Several of our chapter members went to the funeral yesterday for Barney in Humble Texas. Barney was the brother of one of our members, and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Barney was quite a character, and as Debbie said this was one of the most uplifting funerals we have attended. It was definitely a celebration of Barney’s life. We all praise God that Barney is in a much better place, enjoying his brand new body with no more pain. Here are just a few photos.
Now for something completely different. We went to Burton today for some R&R time, and to look at a couple of cabins as possible retreat spots. It turns out that Burton was having their Cotton Gin Festival today, so we wandered around and enjoyed the various entertainment and food of course. In particular they had a very nice display of power plants from the turn of the century. The were rebuilt and may of them were displayed running. It was really entertaining to watch. I should have taken video but I didn’t, sorry. On the plus side, one of them was running a grain grinder and they were selling bags of ground corn. Of course Debbie had to buy a bag. They also had a nice display of classic cars we enjoyed as well. About the cabins, we weren’t impressed, so i guess we won’t be vacationing in Burton. It was a fun trip though. Oh, we had to stop at But-ee’s of course.
Here is a link to the event: http://www.cottonginmuseum.org/festivals.htm
We had the annual Bug Run today up at Burger University, so Debbie and I headed up there, arriving just before 10am to help setup. Well, it seems several other people had the same idea, but earlier and everything was already setup when we got there. Thank you Louis and Candy for heading it up. The event was supposed to start at 11am, but several clubs showed up before and hung around since Burger University didn’t open for lunch until 11am. We had a lot of people come by to say hello and make a donation, but few it seemed actually wanted to go on the ride. We of course didn’t mind, and it was great to have a lot of people hanging around socializing. In the end, we did have about 10 riders go out to find bugs, and we did give away the trophies to well deserving riders. As you will see from the photos, the first place winner not only got a bug in the center of their headlight bulls-eye, but they actually got a flying insect leg that attached itself to the center of their bulls-eye and flapped around all the way back to us where we could clearly see what it was and where it was attached. Amazing. And finally, the best shots of the day (not) were taken by Debbie of Louis and I napping near the end of the day.
We had the Christian Unity meeting at Bill Miller’s BBQ this evening. As usual, the food was good. we also talked about the following events;
- Max Ride is Saturday at Cowboy HD.
- The New Life Riders Bug Run is also Saturday up at Burger University.
- At the ROT Rally outside the gate, Christian Unity will be be having free bike washes.
- At the UCOA Family Campout in June (23rd-25th), Christian Unity will be providing Sunday morning breakfast and Sunday service, including a full worship band, immediately following the breakfast.