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Flat Stanley has been hiding in Maryland for a while but finally has come out to play in New Hampshire where we were visiting family to share in some summer traditions including roasting marshmallows in the back yard.
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What is summer without a lawn to mow?
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And if we are having fun in the yard, why not play with some real toys.
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More pictures to follow as we are now visiting Vermont.
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Flat Stanley visits The Morgan Horse in Weybridge, VT. Farm
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Hard to see Him in this photo but he it with there in the group by the statue in front of the prettiest barn I have ever seen.
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PS Oh BTW Bill...I believe Flat Stanley entered Megan into the drawing for a Morgan foal...
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Sorry for the very belated response on my part :oops: It is good to see that Stanley is still paying visits to the many Free Spirits. Thank you much for the photos Christine :D
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He's welcome to spend some time visiting with us in Mallorca if he arrives before the 1st September.

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Huw Thomas wrote:Great that things are ok


Just remember, here is the list!

duckrunner (NZ)
thomas wp (NZ)
boris (wisconson,finland ---> JULY)
emily (boston)
mat (wales)
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kirby ? (canada)
schfarris (california)
Stan (Malvern)
cweed (MD + Washington DC)
Hewitt(Blackburn)i could try and get a picture of him in a Eurofighter at work.
Commodoreann & Peter (Saratoga, NY)


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Huw (Somerset) - I will introduce him to zider?? :o amfd hopefully cricket and sailing :o :fsbgrin:
Peter and I have been waiting for years Flat Stanley's visit. We hope it will not be too long now. :cry: =P~
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Hmmmm.... Flat Stanley never made it to California. :(

We're still waiting.....
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All of which begs the question...

where is flat stanley?
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JonathanA wrote:All of which begs the question...

where is flat stanley?
I think he is on his way to my house. Christine asked me for my address last week,she must be sending him over. :fsgrin:
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Two of us Free Spirits can show Stanley the sights in Southern Cal... right Sylvia? If he's available the weekend of Nov 3/4 he can do some head racing with us, if he's here first of Dec he can try sprints at the Christmas Regatta. All his erging friends have surely instilled some awesome power by now. Or he can come any ol' time to relax at the beach. (Sylvia, pretty sure I heard you offer to teach him to surf? :wink:)

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CamiCrew wrote:Two of us Free Spirits can show Stanley the sights in Southern Cal... right Sylvia? If he's available the weekend of Nov 3/4 he can do some head racing with us, if he's here first of Dec he can try sprints at the Christmas Regatta. All his erging friends have surely instilled some awesome power by now. Or he can come any ol' time to relax at the beach. (Sylvia, pretty sure I heard you offer to teach him to surf? :wink:)

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Flat Stanley has just arrived at my house. :fsbgrin:
I will be taking him to work with me tomorrow to have a look at a JSF model plane and other things. :fsbgrin:

He could even go to Grimsby (In my NEW Honda Civic) 8) and have his picture with a few other Freespirits as well.
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I don't think flat Stanley is a morning type of guy.i had to get him up at 5:15AM this morning to take him to work and he needed 2 cups of coffee to wake him up. :shock: I managed to get him passed the heavy security on the main gate even though he does not have the proper pass.The security gaurds were very understanding when i explained that he is a well travelled little man and it was very important for him to see the base as he has already been around half the world. 8)
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Stanley using the degreaser
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Stanley outside the shed.
Stanley outside the shed.
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Here are some pictures of Flat Stanley at work with me today. :fsbgrin:
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Me and Stanley standing under an old Lightning Mache 3.
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Flying a JSF.
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Cant believe you are making the poor little guy work Jason, he is meant to be on holiday. :lol:
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I am so jealous. Stanley gets to go to all the best places on vacation... and I just stay at home and work. :oops:
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hewitt wrote:
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Stanley enjoying the sights.
Is that Salmesbury? My son used to work there but he now does contract work (Tin basher - spit :D )
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Yambo wrote:
hewitt wrote:
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Stanley enjoying the sights.
Is that Salmesbury? My son used to work there but he now does contract work (Tin basher - spit :D )
Yes it is yambo. :fsbgrin: I work in the same shed as the tin bashers. :D
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I have just left a bar in "the Rocks District of Sydney, Australia" where a group had a photo session with a "Flat Stanley". They were surprised when I knew his name and I had to enquirer as to his parentage.

They explained that he was from Boston and was a cyclist. Like our "flat" he was on a world voyage. I wish him well as I wish ours would hurry up and get to Boston for next years CRASH B's.
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commodoreann wrote:
Huw Thomas wrote:Great that things are ok


Just remember, here is the list!

duckrunner (NZ)
thomas wp (NZ)
boris (wisconson,finland ---> JULY)
emily (boston)
mat (wales)
scoop (england)
kirby ? (canada)
schfarris (california)
Stan (Malvern)
cweed (MD + Washington DC)
Hewitt(Blackburn)i could try and get a picture of him in a Eurofighter at work.
Commodoreann & Peter (Saratoga, NY)


can I add:
Huw (Somerset) - I will introduce him to zider?? :o amfd hopefully cricket and sailing :o :fsbgrin:
Peter and I have been waiting for years Flat Stanley's visit. We hope it will not be too long now. :cry: =P~
ps. this is written in Dave McOnie's home in Ottawa.
Perhaps this should be included in the "Where are they now" thread but...
Flat Stanley arrived in our mailbox Friday April 11,2013 from Sylvia Farris with a request that he would be mailed to Kirby afterwards.
FS is in for a great adventure. He will keep me company while my left wrist continues to heal.
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Flat Stanley at Los Angeles Zoo.
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With fellow FS from Lockhurst Elementary.
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Having a bit of rest after a visit to The Lair.
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Flat Stanley mentioned something about the dust accumulating all over the erg. :oops:
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Getting up at 4:30am and driving more than an hour to get to the lake. Why, oh why, oh why :?:

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FS never got a chance to get on a boat due to lack of waterproof garb (no plastic zip lock bag on site).

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Welcome to Hollywood!!!

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At Griffith Park Observatory overlooking the Hollywood sign.

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With fellow FS overlooking downtown Los Angeles.

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Hollywood Blvd. -- Walk of Fame...

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