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Taxi arrived on time, however it was an hour and twenty minute trip to Charles de Gualle airport in bumper to bumper traffic and an irratic taxi driver. The cost was incredible ( he started with a 15 euro charge already on the meter). Maggie got sick in the car ride....and we finally arrived, got checked in, got our seats changed so we could sit together( ...
... Clydesdale breeding ranch )only to find that they were booked until 6/30/14. We changed our route and headed NE instead of NW and It turned out to be our lucky day. We would have been in eastern Nebraska where the tornadoes hit. We stopped overnight in Cape Girardeau MO and then moved on to Hannibal MO. We had a great time there visiting everything Mark Twain. We reaffirmed the fact that we both love these small towns and ...
... and we had a great time visiting about common friends, touring her extensive office, studio and prop storage areas.
For lunch, we stopped at a local legendary drive in "The Cheri Top". The Cheri Top is been a local landmark for over 40 years and still has waitresses "car hopping" with aluminum trays on your driver's side window. Known for its Pork Tenderloins and onion rings, Dolly and I had lunch there. A Midwestern treat!
... was considerably colder then we had anticipated. While the kids were preparing Kimberley and I headed to the shops to fetch the requirements for the kids action plans.
The competition that the kids are competing in is called Future Problem Solvers Program International. http://www.fpspi.org/ they love an acronym this company so it is shortened to FPSPI. We are taking 7 students from our school. 4 of them compete in a program call Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS). I ...
... excited, but nervous. Long flight, facing the unknown and the number one concern?.....Wifi...texting, googling, music, facebooking and communicating with friends!! We won't have the normal freedom we have with our phones here. As long as we can hook up with wifi wherever we are, they should be happy...and we'll then communicate via Viber (free) or FaceTime. Long day ahead as we begin our ...
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