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Greg's Version: Today I drove in a thunder storm, twice. What I had planned to do is drive US-34 along the BNSF main line and photograph trains as I found them. Unfortunately the highway is not design so that you can easily pull off and take pictures. I did get a couple of pictures but not as many as I would have liked. We stopped for lunch in Burlington IA. During lunch the TV was interrupted with a ...
No wonder dad sent me down the lonely roads of America....highway 80 is
REALLY BORING!!!!! Nothing but cornfields, beef that goes to McDonald's, wide
truck loads, pro-life signs and some country music to keep me entertained and
giggling across the heartland to my next ...
... caring. Every time I get angry I always think about who I am at that point, who that anger reminds me of. The anger is my deepest fear in life. That fear that I am going to turn into a monster. I don't want to be a monster inside of me, that's deep in my soul. The monster is lurking in the shadows, I may not see it but I know it's there. It's just waiting for an opportunity for it show itself to the people around ...
... on to Atlanta to board my plane to Sao Paulo, and then on to the northeastern city of Natal, Brazil. I checked my bag and specifically asked if my bag was checked all the way to Natal. The lovely people at Delta said "yes, sir. You are good all the way to Natal". That would lead to my first encounter with Brazilians and the lovely language of Portuguese tomorrow at the Sao Paulo airport. More to come.
I arrived in Atlanta on time ...
Competition day is always fun, and by fun I mean a bundle of nerves mixed with stress and emotion.
We woke early and took the kids to breakfast. It was a very quiet breakfast. These kids manage to freak themselves out to the point where they think it's logical to study laptop in hand whilst walking the 1.5km to the building they need to go to.
A flaw in my genetic makeup is that I am severely geographically challenged. If you ask Kimberley you only have to spin ...
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