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... as the trees lose their foliage and reveal another world hidden behind. There were lots of hills today as I passed through the Catskill mountains. I did encounter a bit of freezing rain, but was through it in about 5 minutes, gratefully.
WalMart in Martinsburg, WV has a full grocery store so I had a huge salad and giant Anjou pear for supper. I have apples, bananas and another pear for tomorrow. Ah, fine dining on the road!
... were also shown traditional Thai clothing for women — a few of us couldn't resist trying on the headdress. Stewart then introduced us to a game with a ball called Ta' Kraw. It is played with a smallish ball and played like volley ball only with the feet and legs. It's tough, especially for those of us who don't play soccer. Kites are also a big thing in Thailand, and there are 60 laws related ...
... and the camaraderie was wonderful. Both Road Scholar groups shared their experiences of the day as well as the meal.
The day was finished off with a discussion and game about the factors that contribute to hunger. Stewart had us play some of the games the children had played earlier, but on a grander scale. This was to teach us about world populations and private consumption. We were given seven jars of food and had to identify each one. None of us did very well ...
... guest speaker, Ruth Anne Callaham, who talked about what is being done in Washington County, Md. about helping the hungry. She had food bank experience and is the county commissioner. She spoke about education not only of students and families, but of teachers to better help their students. There was lively debate on some of the merits of her ideas and plans. We all took away something from her presentation.
... s nothing like the one in the show, but still good to see. The museum was an old school building that had been converted into a museum, I guess to cash in on the show.
First we were shown into a small screening room to watch a documentary about Hamner and the Waltons. Quite interesting, but went on a bit. Then on to the film sets and lot's of memorabilia from the show. Got a couple of fridge magnets for Robbie in the gift shop. It was ...