[blindkid] Fwd: Pictures from Key West
blindchildren at verizon.net
Thu Oct 7 15:49:01 UTC 2010
You are definitely creating some discontent among us house- and
place-bound families! :-[ !! I really enjoy hearing about your trip.
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
carol_castellano at verizon.net
At 08:54 AM 10/7/2010, you wrote:
>Some great pictures from our adventure. What a learning experience for the
>children. Brandon swims under water and Vinnie has learned that he can
>maneuver around the pool along the edges, even though he can't swim and he
>has no fear. Step one. More to come! We will be exploring Key West this
>We only had one day in the last 4 months when we put on pants and that was
>in Oregon. Yes we are wearing clothes, but just shorts and tees. Actually
>had to purchase new swim suits, as the ones we had wore out. Everyone has
>switched over to sandals rather than sneakers for comfort and they are
>Did you know there is a National Park off the Keys. However, you can only
>access it by boat, as it is an Island. Therefore it is inaccessible and
>unaffordable at over $100.00 per person for the boat ride.
>Most days are good, but there are some hard days when we miss family and
>friends. Of course Mercy doesn't miss home because, "There is so much to do
>and see!" This also is good incentive to get school work done. Right now,
>she is getting her school work done in 3 and 1/2 to 4 and 1/2 days unless we
>are having Asthmas issues. Yes we do have quite a healthy curriculum with
>extra reading and spelling curriculum. They are all excellent travellers,
>although travel now is only on weekends because of school.
> Key West is awesome! Continued prayers for Lou as he searches. We will be
>starting to look for our winter home in the next couple of weeks.
>Love and Blessings,
>Sue and the gang
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>From: Lou Harper <griswoldrev at gmail.com>
>Date: Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 9:41 PM
>Subject: Pictures from Key West
>To: Todd Harper <toddeharper at yahoo.com>, Sean Harper <
>seanjharper at hotmail.com>, Seth Harper <seharper at email.neit.edu>, Sue Harper
><griswoldjp at gmail.com>, Genevieve Harper <genevieve_harper at yahoo.com>, ricky
>harper <lincolntrace at yahoo.com>, Rosemary Harper <rosemary1995 at gmail.com>
>Thought I ought to send you pictures from Key West just so you'd believe we
>finally got here. We can believe it ourselves except when you ask Brandon
>where we are, he says, "Paradise.'
>12,400 miles, 38 states and 2 provinces later, here we are. God is good!
> 82 degree days, 72 degree nights and not expected to change much for the
>next 6 months.
>The iguanas running all around, the land crabs as pictured here in the front
>flower bed and the coconut palm trees overhead are quite convincing. When
>the swimming pool water is cooler than the ocean water you must not be in
>Maine. We are at the "other end" of Route 1.
>Hope you are all well and we wish you all were here.
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