Around the World With the ArvaMonts
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These are Anika's Musings for the first 5 months of our trip:
November 11, 2007
More pigeons have been added to the pigeon page.
November 9, 2007
October 30, 2007
I had the best b-day you can have when your 1000 miles from anyone you know
(My family does not count, I know them from head to toe)
Tasha and Anika translate an obscure clue. Anika employs the Individual Kinetic Encoding Apparatus (IKEA, for short)
The two hunters assemble the final puzzle, and Anika scores lots of loot. (Oh the packing nightmare...)
On the cake front, we had some trouble. No good candles! (oops) The first attempt, matches, strikes out. The large candle is unsatisfactory. Bummer.
October 22, 2007 somewhere in southern France:
October 9, 2007
September 29 - Hamburg
A cog wheel track in Gridelwald
around the world we go
we're Americans so we'll hang low
through rain or shine
I said that is fine
I hope that doesn't include snow
limwreck as in it does not rhyme
it's raining it's pouring
the old man is snoring (if it's loud you can say my dad is snoring)
Went to bed
bumped his head
And couldn't get up in the morning
it's a weak rhyme
July 8 -
Pigeon pictures posted - see pigeons
July 2 -
A poem about our first day in Helsinki:
June 25 - On the train from Moscow to St. Petersburg
A Couplet style Poem by Anika
A good knight always likes his stead
Fights with great courage and speed
A good knight still has pity inside
Knows when to keep secret and when to confide
A good knight works for a king and his wife
Will listen to them and yield his life
A good knight is never a bore
Too bad they aren't alive any more.
The train had lots of space until you put
the suitcases in. (which takes up a quarter)
if you want excitement check out the cabs :-)
June 19 - Ponsticil, Wales
A Minor Poem by Anika
Johnny, why's there snoring coming from that heap?
I'm not tired, just my foot fell asleep!
June 15 - Watching 3-D Dinosaurs at the Science Museum
You'd think I was going to Mercury with those glasses. :)
June 15 - London - Hyde Park
June 12 - London -
"London is just like Chicago, everyone is always in a hurry! "
June 11 - London -
I woke up with this poem in my head, thanks partially to Beatrice!
Pins and Ants by Anika
Invisible pins, not the safety kind,
Will rob your body; rule your mind.
They will slowly
drive you mad
Little ants crawling around
On you - not on the ground
Don't get these guys, please
('Cause you don't want me to talk about fleas!)
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