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« on: January 05, 2004, 10:59:57 AM »

Hi guys,
As lots of ya'll know, I've been planning to go home to Jordanville for Christmas, & we were planning to leave tonight...  We reserved a car, but for some reason Alamo did not  take the check card.  We're trying several other car rental places, but for some reason (definately not lack of $) the card's not being excepted.  The only other possibility is finding someone who will loan us a car for 6 days, which is not the easiest thing in the world to do.  Please pray that we make it home before tomorrow night vigil.
Thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2004, 11:10:39 AM »

hey, you've missed Christmas, it's been and gone already. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2004, 11:16:07 AM »

Hey, apparently late Christmas is the way to go.  Look at all the sales!

Prayers that you make it home safely.
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2004, 11:18:58 AM »

I hope it doesn't turn out like 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles', one of my fav. films. I do pray you get home too.
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« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2004, 11:39:19 AM »

Ah, nothing like celebrating Russian Christmas!

Hope you don't have to do too much rushin'.

We celebrated New Year twice: first at 16:00 for Midnight in Moscow, then at Midnight ET. Had lots of Russian food and vodka.

We keep the Western Christmas, though.
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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2004, 11:46:20 AM »

Thanks for the prayers guys :-)  
It looks like crisis is over, Budget said they'll give us a car!!!  Never thought I'd be so happy to drive a Chevy Impala (don't particularly like Chevys).  
We do Christmas old calander, since we go to ROCOR.  Also do 2 New Years, Jan 1st & Jan 13th, but the big party is always Jan 1st.  Jan 13th it's just some Russians drinking.
Thanks again!
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