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Re: tonight

A padded room....something we could all use now and then. ;+)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 18, 2004 7:26 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] tonight

> No way am I jumping from a plane in any way shape or form... but in
> Pigeon Forge they did have a place called 'fly away'. No idea if it is
> still there, been years. Basically gave you the feeling of flying with
> airplane engines providing enough wind to keep you afloat in a padded
> room.
> That was fun, but of course, a controlled area.
> Donna
> >
> > 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
> > the
> > 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
> > for
> > 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.
> >
> > Kitty
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