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Re: tonight

Wow, Kitty!  I can't imagine having the sense of adventure to jump out of a
plane!  Any idea why you were determined enough (happily crazy enough) to do

You do make it sound beautiful.


Wendy in SW OH

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2004 6:28 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] tonight

> When I did my few "jumps" we did not "jump".  When the plane neared the
> zone, you climbed out and held onto the wing with both hands and your left
> foot was on some part of the plane and your right foot on nothing.  You
> waited in that position until the instructor tapped your leg, indicating
> plane had arrived at the right place.  Then you let go while maintaining a
> bit of an arc.  It was exhilirating.  Once your shoot opened, you looked
> the target and directed yourself there by means of toggles that controlled
> the shute.  But there was plenty of time to enjoy the quiet beauty way up
> there in the sky.  I've forgotten a lot of things from my youth, but that
> feeling was supreme, sublime.

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