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The Ocean Rowing Society Guestbook for Tori Murden-page 17

(send comments for Tori to:  webmaster@oceanrowing.com )

Alta Vista Translations French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Cut and paste each website address into box; press translate. )


Date sent: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 11:01:42 -0400
From: Betty Cruise <bcruise@coastalnet.com>
Subject: Good Luck
Praying for you in your adventure. My sister has been talking about you and
I decided to check out the web site. Interesting. You are an inspiration
in your endeavor. Keep moving on! I live 1 1/2 hours from Oregon Inlet.
Betty Cruise puterma


Date sent: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 10:19:13 -0400
From: Steve Smith <STEVE@gsatty.com>
Subject: Tori's Quest
Obviously, there are more important and more meaningful comments from your
thousands of well-wishers around the world. All of us are praying for you
and our thoughts are with you in your solitude daily. Your strength and
courage provide inspiration for those of us who are desk bound and too timid
to expand our worlds. My daughter and her freinds at Sacred Heart Academy
in Louisville, will be following your trip closely once school starts next
week, and would love to have you come to speak to them when your busy
schedule permits upon your return.
Best wishes,,,have faith,,,,,and good weather.......


Date sent: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 07:10:20 -0600
From: rathie <"rathie@wtp.net@rathie"@wtp.net>
Subject: The Ocean Pearl Tori
Thank You for reminding me of what is good and rite in this troubled
World Thanks and God speed.
watching from Montana :-)


Date sent: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 09:01:34 -0400
From: GUEST <GUEST@mercury.gc.peachnet.edu>
Organization: Gainesville College
Subject: What a woman!
Tori:
I have been following you everyday since your first week into your
journey. Every morning I pray that I will turn my computer on and find
you doing well. The emotional strain must be equally as great as the
physical, but know that you stand as a role model for so many of us who have
such grand aspirations but lack the courage to achieve them. Keep pushing!!
The world is with you! You will make it! Wendy Turney Gainesville, GA


From: "Justin" <Dryfly714@email.msn.com>
Date sent: Fri, 21 Aug 1998 05:05:53 -0700
hey Tori! Hooked up with one of my best friends in the world Steve Woodring
today. My name is Justin and Steve and I go back a ways. I am in L'ville
for a week or so and Steve and I had an afternoon today. He told me of your
adventure. Wow! What an adventure. I love the fact that you will be the
first WOMEN to concur the Atlantic. How is the wonderful Luckett's food
working out? I looked at the web site and see that you are more than half
way. Woody told me all about the Gulf Stream trials and tribulations. This
is way cool. I will check the site everyday to see your progress. You are
incredibly brave. Hang in. It's an adventure. As they say "you go girl."
Justin


From: bervin@webtv.net (billy ervin)
Date sent: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 15:35:12 -0500 (EST)
Subject: GOOD LUCK TORI
KEEP ON KEEPING ON! WE ARE PROUD OF YOU.
BE WELL
BE HAPPY
BILLY


Date sent: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 14:51:23 -0400
From: questout@iglou.com (Walter McWhorter)
Subject: Pride and Prayers
Tori,
All of us here at Quest Outdoors in Louisville, KY are still pulling for
you. Your great acheivement thus far is a source of deep pride for all of us
here at home. You are constantly in our thoughts and prayers as you continue
on your epic journey. Godspeed and safe rowing.
Peace,
Walter @ Quest


From: <Etathree@aol.com>
Date sent: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 18:30:41 EDT
Subject: We're pulling for you!
Dear Tori -
As you pull those oars and 1500 pounds of boat you have many people pulling
for you around the world. We have watched your progress from the first day
out of Oregon Inlet. You're much in our thoughts - and prayers!
They say football games are won in the second half. You'll win big in the
second half of this tremendous ocean-rowing endeavor!
We are friends of your parents - were in high school with your Dad in
Portsmouth, Va. Hope to meet you some day.
Godspeed!
Hasbrouck and Mera Hughes (Williamsburg, VA)


Subject: re: Daring the Sea
Author: <Sailor0802@aol.com>
Date: 8/19/98 11:30 AM
Hello!
I have been following Tori Murden's row on the internet with a great deal of
interest. It just so happens that my third book, Daring the Sea, which has
just been released, is about the first two men to row across the Atlantic
Ocean in 1896.
I thought you might be interested in knowing about the book.
Written based on the original logs, Daring the Sea is a narrative nonfiction
account of George Harbo and Frank Samuelsen's adventure. They left the
Battery in Manhattan on June 6, 1896, and arrived at the Scilly Islands, UK,
after a 55-day voyage.
I am trying to get Daring the Sea noticed by the general public, and by
rowing enthusiasts. Right now it has been stuck in the back of the
bookstores in the boating section, right next to books on how to fix your
engine. Any help you can provide in getting the word out about the book,
such as through reviews, or whatever, would be wonderful.
Thanks!
All the best,
David W. Shaw


Date sent: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 11:23:52 -0400
From: "Camille O'Bryant" <obryant.2@osu.edu>
Subject: greetings from Ohio
Hi Tori,
Camille here. Who would have imagined that afternoons on the dockside
rowere on Paradise Pond would turn into a row across the Atlantic Ocean?
Just a brief message to send much encouragement and luck as you work
throught the second half of your adventure. What next?
Camille (Smith '83 and '86)


Date sent: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 20:47:44 -0700
From: Lee <ed48vis@access1.net>
Subject: Thanks...
Greetings Tori, I hope that this message finds you in great spirits.
Your trek is truly amazing. As you row your way towards Europe, there are
many praying for you. As there are some that think that you are alone in
your journey, you actually are not. The Master of All is right there with
you. May your journey continue to go well as well as good health. Thanks
for your efforts and may God bless you always, Lee


Subject: You ROCK MY WORLD!
Date sent: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 17:35:59 -0500
From: <amy@mail.ivillage.com>
Tori-
Just wanted to let you know, we are watching you from Manhattan. If you are
getting lonely or bored, just think of all the people who cannot wait for
you to finish!
Gather wisdom from the stars, my friend.
Later,
amyryberg
manhattan, nyc.


Date sent: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 17:30:43 -0500
From: Floyd Carmichall <carmichall@earthlink.net>
Hi, my name is Maggie and I just wanted to wish you the best. My
thoughts and prayers are with you. I pray for you morning and night and
hope that you will make it safely across. Don't forget to keep a smile on
you face no matter how hard it seems. Also remember that God will never
hand you anything you can't handle and He's with you all the way.
God
Bless You,
M.C.


Date sent: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 22:41:12 +0200
From: Josef Pichler <j.pichler@kabelnet.at>
Servus Tori!
So many kilometers of just water - unbelievable! I hope that you will
make it and that you return in a good shape. My best whises are with
you. Good luck and success. What a sign for what women are able to do.
Liebe Grüsse (means regards in german) from Vienna, Austria
Yours Josef
P.S.: I showed your route to my sons - they are as impressed as I am.


Date sent: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 15:27:13 -0400
From: Brent Bumgarner <bjwolfpack@fuse.net>
Subject: Good Luck Tori
Dear Tori,
I see your brother at church every Sunday and he smiles when I mention
You and your adventure! Wishing you good weather and safe waters,
Margaret Campbell, Louisville.


From: <HIGHPCKTS@aol.com>
Date sent: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 15:35:23 EDT
Subject: Keep on arowin"
Hi Tori,
Been watching your progress and am realty amazed. I can't imagine being
pushed back nearly 400 miles by winds or whatever and still going. Every
once in a while my friends and will realize "Hey, Tori is still out there
rowing!" Now I know what they mean by "True Grit". Good luck,
Stan


Date sent: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 14:03:20 -0400
From: Jim Huet <jimnet@sgi.net>
Subject: HOW'S THE FISHIN'
HI TORI,
HAVE YOU HAD ANY GOOD SUSHI LATELY? I THINK YOU AND YOUR BOAT ARE BAD!
YOU JUST KEEP STROKIN' IT'S ALL DOWN HILL NOW! DROP ME A LINE
WHEN YOU GET BACK I'D LIKE TO TOAST YOU WITH A COUPLE A "ROLLING ROCKS" AND
A HUGE CHEESEBURGER. STAY COOL!
JIMBO IN PA.


Date sent: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 13:56:02 +0000
From: Service Licences <ffsa@hol.fr>
Subject: Message from Sylvie Matthews (smith '85)
Dear Torri,
I now work for the French Rowing Federation in Paris and have been
following your progress towards us. Now that you are over half way, can I
offer assistance to any friends/family coming to welcome you in Brest ? I
know you have a whole logistics team behind you but am willing to give some
"human" help, please tell them to contact me (tel at work : = 00 33 1 45 14
26 64 or this website). The sky must be great out there... Looking
forward to seeing you here, Sylvie.
FEdEration FranEaise des SociEtEs d'Aviron
17, boulevard de la Marne
94736 Nogent sur Marne cedex
T=E9l. : (33) 1 45 14 26 40
Fax : (33) 1 48 75 78 75
E-mail FFSA : ffsa@hol.fr
site : http://www.avironfrance.asso.fr


Date sent: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 08:29:49 -0500
From: SHERRI GALLIMORE <sherri.gallimore@murraystate.edu>
Subject: Keep on rowing!
Murray State University is wishing you the best of luck as you continue your
great adventure! I am honored to be able to say that you, Tori, helped
Murray State start its rowing program. It went Varsity this year for the
women!!!!! Thanks for everything you did for us and know that you are in
our thoughts and prayers!!!
Sherri Gallimore
Murray State University


From: "Steve Goodin" <sgoodin@iglou.com>
Subject: congrats
Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 22:07:05 -0400
Give 'em hell Tori. I'm proud of a fellow Louisvillian. =20
Steve Goodin


Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 18:52:49 -0400
From: Joy and Mark <joyandmark@erols.com>
Subject: Godspeed
Tori:
Your endeavor is awesome and awe inspiring. We wish you focus and
strength and luck.
All the best,
Joy and Mark


Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 22:22:51
To: webmaster@oceanrowing.com
From: Jeffrey Lew <jlew@inet.net>
Subject: Tori Murden Voyage
Hi:
Using the website, I've been following Ms. Murden's trip across the
Atlantic with great interest. Today I heard a news report on NPR radio - it
was an interview with the gentleman who helped design/build Ms. Murden's
boat. This was the first report of the Ms. Murden's trip that I am aware of
other than the website. (I think that rowing single handed across the
Atlantic is much more noteworthy than flying around the world in a balloon
and am amazed that Steve Fossett gets such publicity for four unsuccessful
attempts while Ms. Murden gets nearly none.)
The NPR interview also explained that the satellite link on American Pearl
had failed. This must account for the lack of information, other than
position, about Ms. Murden's trip.
You probably have your hands full, however, I would like to make a request
that someone update the website to give us spectators a little more frequent
information about Ms. Murden's condition and experiences along the way - if
such is possible given that the planned method of communications is not
working. Thanks, and best wishes for a successful conclusion to this
tremendously impressive adventure.
Jeff Lew
jlew@inet.net
(Unfortunately the only verbal communication we get from Tori is when she contacts a ship close by with her VHF radio. We share your frustration with lack of communication Jeff... Tom Lynch ORS)


Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 12:31:16 -0700
From: Steve Okinsky <okinsky@erols.com>
God speed Tori!


Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 10:55:42 -0700
From: Dale Meenach <Meenach@gte.net>
Hi Tori,
What you have already done is indeed a great accomplishment.
I congratulate you.
Keep on rowing girl and join the ranks of the best of the best.
You are a Winner.
Best of Luck
Dale Meenach
Lexington, Ky.


Date sent: 17 Aug 1998 17:37:04 EDT
From: <DCLAWR01@ULKYVM.LOUISVILLE.EDU>
John Gregory and Cameron Lawrence of Louisville wishing Tori Murden the
very best in her journey. We admire you!


From: "Catherine Alberts" <alberts@tir.com>
Subject: Fantastic Voyage!!
Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 10:08:55 -0700
Tori-
Just wanted you to know that we are pulling for you! Our hopes and
prayers for a safe, speedy trip, The Alberts Family
Subject: ROWING !
Author: summit <vw77@magpage.com>


Date: 8/15/98 1:01 AM
Dear Tori,
Everyone here at Newark Assembly, Newark Delaware, (Chrysler INC.),
are following your trip everyday! We would like to tell you that we are
proud of you and wish you all the luck one person can have... Congrats on
making it half way!!! Perseverance!!!! Thanks,
Vic, Wolff, Dale, Dave, Ron and John


From: Louis Prichard <prichard@searnet.com>
Subject: Tori's Great Adventure
Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 10:50:06 -0400
Tori,
I hope that all is well with you and the Atlantic. As a member of your
Leadership Kentucky class and as a Kentuckian we are extremely proud of your
determination and spirit. Keep your chin up and we look forward to reading
about your arrival in France Best Wishes, Louis Prichard


From: culpeper@cube3.net (Angela Ballard)
Subject: kentucky
Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 08:48:11 -0400
I was wondering if people like myself could correspond directly with
Miss Murden through the internet. I saw where news people could talk to her
from 9:30 to 11:00 am est. if they came to a marina in N.C.=20 Thanks for
any help you may be able to give me.


From: "W. Randy Peach" <wpeach@prov.org>
Subject: Congrats Tori
Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 11:40:38 -0100
Tori:
Halfway!!!!!
Go girl!!!!!
:-)
Our thoughts and prayers are still with you and we are ever so proud of your
accomplishments to date!!!!
Best wishes for the final stretch!!!!
W. Randy Peach
Jacksonville, Florida


From: <TalaMorgan@aol.com>
Date sent: Mon, 17 Aug 1998 11:30:14 EDT
Subject: Blessings for Tori
Wow! I just heard about you and the amazing thing you are going to
accomplish today, and I wish I had heard of this sooner. What you are
doing, and the kind of person it shows you to be, is incredible. You show
such bravery and strength, you are an inspiration. Congratulations on
finding the strength within you, and good luck on the final half of your
journey. You are in my thoughts.
Amanda Evers
Pennsylvania


Date sent: Sun, 16 Aug 1998 18:37:52 -0400
From: Greg Brock <gwbrock@pop.uky.edu>
Subject: Teri-Best Wishes
What can I say to encourage you? Last night I ran in a 5K race. The first
mile is always fun, the second work, and the third is painful. In that last
mile I focus on the relief I will feel at the finish line and that helps.
You are likely still in your second mile and working hard. The worst may be
yet to come, but it will pass. Keep the pace. All my best--I'll be
thinking supportive thoughts to you. -Greg Gregory W. Brock, Ph.D. 315
Funkhouser Building Department of Family Studies University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506-0054


Date sent: Sun, 16 Aug 1998 16:42:30 -0500
From: Andy Perkins <pro4ma@ibm.net>
Subject: Still Watching and Praying
Elizabeth, Katie and Virginia are watching your progress with me. Now
that the girls have started school (Aug 12 here in Texas), they have
shared your story with their classmates. Our family is praying for you.
Love and Prayers,
Andy, Elizabeth, Katie and Virginia
Dallas, Texas


From: <Maradon1@aol.com>
Date sent: Sun, 16 Aug 1998 19:44:39 EDT
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES
MY FAMILY AND I WISH TO EXTEND OUR BEST WISHES TO YOU FOR YOUR ENDEAVOR TO
ROW THE ATLANTIC. WE ARE A BIG BACKPACKING FAMILY AND GET A "TASTE" OF
ADVENTURE FROM TIME TO TIME, BUT THERE IS NO COMPARISON TO YOUR CURRENT
ADVENTURE. WE WILL PRAY FOR YOUR SAFETY AND SUCCESS. WARMEST REGARDS. THE
MAXEYS
MARADAON 1 @AOL.COM


From: <Mtunnell@aol.com>
Date sent: Sun, 16 Aug 1998 18:53:35 EDT
Subject: good luck
Good luck as you continue on your journey, Tori. Mike and I are musician
friends of John Hale's, met you at one of his famous cook-outs several years
ago. We wish you Godspeed, and are proud to have shook your hand.
Meme Tunnell (Louisville)


From: "thibeaua" <thibeaua@pindigital.net>
Subject: "Rowing Tori"
Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 22:28:29 -0400
Dear Tori,
GO GIRL!!! You are half way there and I know that you are going for the
gold (all the way); If it wasn't so, you wouldn't have reached this point.
Keep up the spirit, and do not forget we are with you all the way each day
watching your progress toward the finish line.
Danny Thibeaux


From: "E. Rostron" <surf@flex.net>
Subject: Re: Tori's Trip
Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 19:42:09 -0500
Hi Tori,
Your progress is really good. Keep up the good work. I heard on the
radio that four people and three dogs crossed the Atlantic to France in a
shed. The French don't call it a shed and had a fancy name. Maybe you'll
see these people in France. I hope you continue to row several miles and
the weather is good for you. Hope to hear from you soon. God will show
you the way and give you the strength to continue. Take care.  In
Jesus' care. Elaine Rostron Cypress, Tx.


From: "Ang Vaccaro" <avacc@ibm.net>
Subject: We are with you.
Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 14:25:13 -0400
Del and I think of you every day.Our thoughts and prayers are =
with you. You are the "pearl" on this voyage.
Wish we could be there to meet you.
By the way, when you get to France if you notice a Citroen 2CV for sale let
me know.
Ang


From: "Arnold" <arnold@ntr.net>
Subject: GOOD LUCK FROM LOUISVILLE
Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 12:35:25 -0400
WE HERE IN LOUISVILLE ARE KEEPING UP WITH YOUR PROGRESS AND WE ARE CHEERING
YOU ON FROM HERE AT HOME.. OUR BEST THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE BEING SENT OUT
TO YOU TODAY AND FOR REST OF YOUR TRIP.
THE ARNOLDS
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY


Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 10:29:14 -0400
From: Pat Bazzano <Emill12@erols.com>
Subject: thank you
Thank you for keeping me informed on Tori's progress on her trip across the
Atlantic. I watch it everytime I get on my computer. Wish her my very best
when you talk to her, she's doing a great adchivement, and we'll talk to her
when she arrives in France
Pat fr New York


From: <EAugust107@aol.com>
Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 11:38:39 EDT
Subject: EAugust107@aol.com
dear tori, ijust heard about you today on a radio talk show. the host was
speaking with your director. what a feat you are going to accomplish!!! best
of luck to you and God Bless. edward


Date sent: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 02:37:55 -0500From: KEVIN <kevinis@bellsouth.net>
Subject: WE ARE PROUD OF YOU IN DERBY CITY!
TORI- The radio and t.v. stations talk about you daily and give us your
updates. Good Luck! We'll see you on land, SOON!.....Kevin.


From: "Joy Hannan-Copanezos" <joy@kidoodles.com>
Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 23:52:47 +0000
Subject: louisville
Tori
Gotta know if you happen to know my sister in law; she was Sara
Britain at Collegiate, graduated 1977. She still lives in
Louisville. Anyway, my name is David Paradis and I'm here at somne
friends places in the Outer Banks and they told me what you were
doing. Pretty amazing.
Another quick question is your boat a racing shell like a crew boat
or more like a suped up row boat?
Hey, keep it up sister. We're routing for you all the way.
David Paradis
Thanks
Joy Hannan-Copanezos
Po Box 3460
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
1-800-459-7215
http://www.kidoodles.com


Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 15:20:28 -0500
From: Nathalie Andrews <portmuseum@aol.com>
Subject: Greetings to Tori
Hi Tori: We are all so proud of you. Beth called in the middle of the
day to say that you had reached the half way point. Go girl go. Row girl
row. We miss you. --Nathalie


From: "Fritz, Anton" <FritzA@hanscom.af.mil>
Subject: The Map
Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 13:14:32 -0400
Past half way!
Time to show Europe on the map?????


From: <BigAl104@aol.com>
Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 11:14:37 EDT
Subject: My Prayers Go With You Girl!
Tori;
I check your website every day. Congratulations on reaching the halfway
point. God bles and keep you safe and give you strength. Al Burke New
Castle Delaware


Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 06:59:52 -0400
From: AL HALLMARK <ahallmar@os.dhhs.gov>
I don't know you, but have been following your endeavor. You are an
inspiration to all Americans. Keep up the effort and you'll be in
France before you know it. There are lots of people pulling for you..
Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 06:52:35 -0400
From: Wayne Jenkins <jwj72@bellsouth.net>
Subject: Congrats
Congratulations - now that you are OVER half way. Just an admirer and
fan from Louisville wishing you continued health and success. Looking
great. Praying for you.
:-) Wayne Jenkins
From: oddfellow@webtv.net (Rupert Baurmann)
Good morning Tori:
To my knowledge our local news has not been covering your atlantic row
and I was unaware of your quest until my twin brother in Atascocita
Texas E mailed your story and web page to me yesterday
i have spent most of my day reading about your boat and the equipment
along with all of your other accomplishments in life and enjoying the
letters written on this journey
Congratulations on reaching the half way mark.
My prayers for a safe journey will be with you and YOU WILL HAVE THIS
DREAM COME TRUE
I have sent your web page to a local news director who I feel sure will let
other Californians in this area know of your row God Speed Bob Baurmann


From: "Stephanie Miller" <miller_srm@hotmail.com>
Date sent: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 08:04:35 PDT
Enjoy following your course, you are one GREAT SAILOR!!
Scott Miller


Date sent: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 20:49:21 -0500
From: Randall Black <randall.black@murraystate.edu>
Send reply to: randall.black@murraystate.edu,
    http://www.mursuky.edu/qacd/cfac/music/black.htm
Subject: Congrats!!!
Tori:
I've been "off-line" for a few days, so I just found out today that
you're already over half-way there. Congratulations! I'm proud to know
you. Keep singing, "The Impossible Dream."
RB


From: <Mes08094@aol.com>
Date sent: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 20:01:01 EDT
Subject: HALF WAY CELEBRATION
Hi Tori, congratulations on the half way point for you. your progress seems
to show that you are going strong. We are checking on your everyday and
praying for your safe row all the way across. I'll check to see if my
brother Bob has his passport yet, so he can be there to welcome you.
GO,GO,GO!!! Joyce in NJ.


Subject: Congratulations
Author: <MILLEFC@aol.com>
Date: 12-Aug-98 6:17 PM
Congratulations to Tori on passing the halfway point!!! We're with her
every day.
Frank Miller, Wilmington Delaware


From: derbylass@webtv.net (pamela freeman)
Date sent: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 13:02:55 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: the "trip"
Way to go girl friend. although I don't envy you,I send you my
encouragemennt to to what ya gotta do.
I hope you get as much satisfaction from your adventure as you deserve. My
prayers and wonderment go with you and the biggest grin in the world go too.
livinglife and loving it . hope you do the same.
love ya,
pam


Subject: goodluckfromAustralia
Author: <mardney@cherry.com.au>
Date: 8/13/98 10:19 AM
Dear Tori,
Just found your web page and I would like you to wish you
much success and good luck as I know you will do it.
I am also a long distance swimmer. Last year I swam from
Cuba to Key West and this year swam from Mexico to Cuba,
a distance of 207 ks.

I first swam the English Channel when I was 15 and became
hooked on long distance swimming from then on.
tHIS poem was given to me back then when I was lucky enough
to reach France and I have always kept it.

"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs
even though checked by failure than to take rank with those poor
spirits who never enjoy much nor suffer much because they live
in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat".

Hope to talk to you when you reach France.
love Susie Maroney. Sydney Australia


Date sent: Thu, 13 Aug 98 10:17:11 Eastern Daylight Time
From: Hugh Wolff <hugh.wolff@gte.net>
Subject: You GO Girl !!!
From a river rat in Louisville...we're all watching your progress and
wishing great success on your quest.


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