Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Oh! The Places You'll Go!


How about Pennsylvania, ... Aboard the Appalachian Express?

I know. You would think the stress building up, would cause me to think on other subjects. I have tried to meditate, breath deeply, unwind... but I am so dedicated to spreading our Passion, our excitement about FIRST and FIRST 2102 Team Paradox, that I feel like I cannot let-up. I don't want to slip, or lose momentum.

So, I don the red pants, and I sweep aluminum filings, I buy one more giant pizza, and I sit up with two build team members, at four in the morning, as they push forward... For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. They have the drive, the passion.

Challenging days, long nights... it can wear a person down, but when I see how this team has inspired others, when encouraging comments appear in Chickenblog, when a big donation arrives in the mail, when a FIRST alumni counts her self a fan of FIRST 2102 Team Paradox... I get re-ignited! I get excited! I feel like it is all worthwhile.

So, Perry Parrot-Ox, our mini-mascot in puppet form has made it across the country, and into the heart of an amazing young woman. Michaela, you are amazing, you know? Thank you for standing with us, and for us! I know I will hear your passionate cheers, with our own, from Vegas to St Louis!

Alex, Tatiana... anytime you want to get a little sleep...
No? Uh. Okay.
Go Robotics!
Go mini-bot!

5 comments:

  1. So CUTE! I can highly recommend Pennsylvania...My homestate, you know. ;o) ((HUGS))

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  2. Of course! More reasons to love! Thank you Tracy. (((hugs)) for you too.

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  3. I checked out Michaela's website, and there was your Parrot! This is really exciting. Oh! The places you will go! indeed!
    Yes, I can highly recommend Pennsylvania, too. I spent sixteen happy years there.

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  4. I'm at my desk in the lab, working on a paper to be submitted this afternoon.
    Perry Parrot-Ox is sternly overseeing me from his standing position on the bookshelf over the desk, making sure I don't get too far off task.

    Thank you so much for my team colours! Can't wait to wear them at Championship time and have people ask me what they are all about.

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  5. ^__^!!!!!
    Your cheers mingled with ours, and made a spirited roar! Thank you friends... seems Pennsylvania has a wonderful influence on some wonderful people!

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