Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or
slow to do the humble work.

- Mother Teresa

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I am the proud mom to 6 kids: Natasha, 24, Nikolai, 20, Reese, 20, Maylee, 14, Erik, 10 and Violet, 7. The kids come from Russia, Ukraine and China; I'm so proud of my family sometimes I think I'll burst and I needed an outlet for it - so I've created this weblog. :o)
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

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Monday, May 11, 2009
...the Space Shuttle!! One of the many privileges of living here in FL is the VERY close proximity that we have to the Kennedy Space Center! Every so often, the Shuttle goes up (of course) and we can see it from pretty much wherever we are: our backyard, the local mall, the interstate... It's so much fun to watch, even if the traffic is absolute GRIDLOCK around the time of the launch! People from all over the area come to our little city to see the launch. It's so much fun, and everything *rumbles* when it goes up. My favorite part, though, is when the Shuttle comes back into the earth's atmosphere and the HUGE sonic booms make you jump like you've been shot! It's always a surprise and always makes me laugh - it really startles you! Anway, I went to a local McDonald's here in Titusville and watched the launch from the riverfront. The pics are a little fuzzy (I would love to get a higher-tech camera!) and it was a bit hazy and cloudy, but what the heck - they're cool, anyway!


schoolmother said...

This looks fun. I got to watch one of the shuttles land at Edwards AFB several years ago. It was cool even though we weren't close up.

Missy said...

I've seen ONE shuttle landing, and it was kind of boring... It looked just like a regular plane landing, and it was far away so difficult to see. The Sonic BOOM! is what makes the landings so much fun, I think! :o) But really, the whole thing is really amazing.

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