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Well it's about that time, all packed up and ready to fly out tomorrow! I somehow managed to pack everything into my pack and a carryon suitcase- just hoping I'm under the 50 pound limit and that I can lift my suitcase into the overhead compartment (that's my biggest fear). Mom is being surprisingly calm, except she made me bring two purses to be "safe" and modeled how to wear the unsafe purse correctly….. But I can't complain, I'd say ...
... racing at the county fair. Sulkies are little horse-drawn carts -- my grandfather had one and raced at this very fair, between the wars. The horses can either move front and rear legs in opposite directions (trotting) or they can move the legs on the same side (front and rear) in the same direction -- this is a special skill. Horses that can do that are pacers, and watching ...
My brother Tom hadn't been back to Wisconsin, where we grew up, for 30 years. His wife Wendy had never been there. So we rented a cottage for two weeks, on the famous (well, locally famous) Chain O'Lakes in Waupaca, just a few miles from where cousins Pat and Diane still live with various descendants (both are grandmothers).
Lots of Flickr photos of the cottage: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12961479@N 04/1344785104/
The article, "Why Rich Countries Should Care About the World’s Least Healthy People" is a quick read that really highlights some fundamental points about epidemic disease, ethics, and the connection between health and poverty in the light of global health. Check out my highlighted notes! Copy and paste into your search engine:
file://localhost/Users/catherineric**** ***/Desktop/Gostin_Worlds%20Least%20Hea lthy.pdf
Yesterday I had a haircut in Waupaca. Then I went for a walk in the charming little town. Back in the Hartman Creek State Park rain was in the air, so I decided to eat out and headed for a lakeside restaurant called the Wheelhouse. It was ‘All the pizza you can eat’-night but I chose a delicious prime steak sandwich. Back in the camp I lighted a fire (see attached photos).
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