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... were playing bluegrass. One afternoon Mari and Jon’s dogs tried to murder an opossum (the only species of marsupial in North America) that had inadvertently strayed into the backyard. Jon (who is a police officer) had to shoot the poor thing to put it out of its misery. At least we didn’t serve it up for dinner.
Moving right along. Without divulging too much information, I will briefly tell you about a place called Rum Creek Ranch, formerly called ...
... I'm in the pool.
We are up at the crack of dawn as I want to beat the rush into NASA and its already bloody hot, unfortunately as we check out Chuck is nowhere to be seen, shame. We arrive at NASA and I think I need to give Anna a pep talk as she doesn't seem quite as enthusiastic as myself, I realise that it's not the fact we are here but the fact she is not a morning person so I promise not to speak to her for the next 2 hours.
... school and Orphanage there was huffing and puffing and I was glad I wasn't alone in that... The work that was completed at the school; in just the few days we were there was remarkable - the workers were hand carrying concrete blocks up the stairs - a few in the group pitched in to take a few blocks up to the 2nd floor - it was HOT and HARD work. By the time we had left they had blocked in 1/2 of the 2nd floor classrooms - amazing to me.
... phenomenal virtual reality simulation systems that you can only imagine! So they pretty much created everything amazing other than the iphone and Facebook! Hahahaha...that was Phin's line! We went back to the main complex and went in a launch simulator which was fun but not as sickening as we expected! We were able to look inside the orbitor Explorer and then finished the day watching an IMAX 3D on the Hubble telescope. Quite fascinating just how ...
... the challenge to look inward is as great as an astronauts trip outward. They are both adventures that will bring miracles to this world. I can say that my own journey has delivered a selfish, self serving man to someone wishing to bring kindness to the world. My journey inward will carry me to new heights also! Today, both journeys combined to give thanks for both experiences!
Bless all my friends and family,
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