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... as the trees lose their foliage and reveal another world hidden behind. There were lots of hills today as I passed through the Catskill mountains. I did encounter a bit of freezing rain, but was through it in about 5 minutes, gratefully.
WalMart in Martinsburg, WV has a full grocery store so I had a huge salad and giant Anjou pear for supper. I have apples, bananas and another pear for tomorrow. Ah, fine dining on the road!
... to pass a few days later and see the entire restaurant torn down to its foundation and being rebuilt from scratch. Was this necessary? Of course not. But in America, time is money, and to tear something down and rebuild it is quicker than doing repairs. Nothing is built to last here.
As I continue my walk, I pass a house with a heavyset couple in their pajamas in the front yard. The woman is filming a man pouring a bucket of ice water on himself. Is this ...
... flying. Kites are even used for fighting! Legend has it that Thailand won a battle by sending children up on very large kites to spy on the enemy. We all made a kite, ran around the room with them and even had a kite fight happen. (All in jest of course.) Then on to lunch. We prepared the lunch ourselves, all traditional Thai foods: vegetable stirfry, spring rolls, coconut sticky rice and a fruit ...
... the Kenya home to learn more about Kenya. Stewart gathered the students in the cook shed and told them stories of his time in Kenya as well as about the Kenyan culture and how kids played. We then gave each child a bit of dough and some flour and they finished the task of making Chipatta bread. I fried the dough so each child got to see what the bread tasted like. Some liked it immensely and others didn't like it at all. After teaching the children to play a Kenyan game, ...
... operated drill with the screwdriver bit. I was feeling pretty proud of myself and Junior gently corrected me on some techniques so I could do a better job. Flexibility was the key in putting up the shelves as we had to change how to do it on the fly due to tightness of locations of the shelves. Others worked on bringing tables and supplies to the various homes the students would be visiting. They were ...