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All Aboard the Meme Express – Thursday, December 18, 2008

On December 20, 1969, folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary soared to the top of the record charts with their hit single, “Leaving on a Jet Plane.”

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The Meme Express prompt for today is: flying.

Will you be traveling for the holidays?

How many airport pick-up and drop-off runs do you expect to make?

How do you feel about air travel?

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  2. Liftoff
    Limericks in Flight - Traveling with young children can be adventurous and perilous . . . often in unpredictable ways.
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  3. Time Machine - with Half a Mind to Just Rewind
    Poem - about time travel and a proposed practical application for advanced technology: "Dear Tech Department, intervene! I'd like to buy a time machine. The hour has come; turn back the clock; Don't tell me that you're out of stock...."
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  4. Traveling With or Without Pets: Options and Resources
    Got travel plans? What about your dog, cat, bird, rodent or other pet? Will your pets travel with you, or must you leave them behind? If they cannot go along, what quality arrangements can you make for their care? Actually, travelers today have multiple options.
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  5. Christmas Trail Ride - a Rhymed Activity on the Nativity
    When Mary went to Bethlehem, She rode atop an ass, but then, The trail was arduous and coarse; Perhaps she traveled on a horse.
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