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Sarah and Rosemary and I went on a post high school graduation trip together in the Summer of 1998. These dates are approximate. Our first stop was Austin, Texas. At the time we all lived in Dallas and Austin seemed so cool (it still does, actually). I had been telling them about how cool watching the millions of bats come out of the Congress …
... see pictures), but they did not seem to be having any trouble. The rest of the day we just kind of relaxed. Bob reading and napping, me reading and napping, then dinner and watching a little TV. Tonight will be a repeat of last night. Tomorrow the plan is to go to brunch or lunch and then we will head for our sticks and bricks home. Thus brings to an end this 6-State adventure. Stay tuned for our next ...
We've been planning this six week driving vacation in the Western United States for several months now. And by "we", I mean that Caroline has been planning all of the important details of our trip (airlines, rental car, hotels, rental homes, parks, attractions, etc.) and I've been in charge of the trip "electronics" (cameras, iPads, hot spot, and that's about it). But I think we've both had fun thinking through the ins and outs of this ...
... festival talk business wasn't for me... But then went to see a keynote talk from Elon Musk, the founder of Paypal. Soon changed my mind. Not sure what all the hype about Pistorius is about but this guy is the coolest South African on the planet (sorry Van and Hannes!). He owns and runs SpaceX, who are developing reusable rockets for NASA, owns and runs Tesla, making the first luxury electric cars available with super-cutting edge tech, owns and runs ...
... all, to Santa, they're all young. And every adult giggled and laughed like they were five years old again.
I did get some good questions. One little boy asked what Mrs. Claus was doing. I told him she was at the shop in the North Pole watching the elves. The kid's dad said, "See? I TOLD you!" And then I threw in, "And she's baking cookies." and the kid lit up and repeated "Cookies!" I had no idea why I though Mrs. C. would be baking cookies, but I went ...
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