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Enjoying the morning with Uncle Dee. After a great breakfast at Bob Evans needed to run off some sausage gravy. Had a blast at the Army Heritage Museum running through the barracks and talking to soldiers. It was amazing. Porter "my favorite thing was talking the soldiers" (he had great questions too) Natalie: " my favorite thing was comparing the barracks; civil war and current time" Brooke:"lookin' at the houses" Now back to the ...
A stop in Boiling Springs to see Uncle Dee. Some duck feeding and early Birthday presents. I am exhausted. I'm just happy not to be moving furniture or packing boxes. Uneventful trip so far. Traffic wasn't bad at all. We will see what tomorrow will bring. Good ...
Out early & on the bus at 7 this morning - hoping to get back through the border without a long wait which worked well. Stopped in Williamsport for lunch. Saw the site of the Gettysburg battle. About 100,000 from both sides were here and 20,000 deaths from this one event. Disappointed we didn't stop in the town but didn't get to the hotel until after 7 as it was - long day. Had dinner and a few laughs with Lena & ...
... the Laurel Highlands in Western Pa. Gettysburg is one of the few remaining in- tact tracts of land where the battle was actually fought. You can visit every inch of the battleground. The museum itself is also very organized and well done. Lots of useful videos, as well as the usual collection of guns and war memorabilia.
I was particularly excited to see the ridge that Chamberlain and his regiment of Maine volunteers held against ...
... to warmth. So when the sun is out we tell ourselves "oh, it ain't that bad", and thinking it's warm actually makes us feel warm. Likewise, if it's overcast, we think cold thoughts, and it makes us feel colder. I'm going to try to discipline myself and think warm thoughts all day... hey, there's a guy who can swim for long periods in arctic waters and he says it's all just mind power!
I certainly don't have that much mind power!
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