Monday, May 26, 2008

Good Morning, Good Morning....

"Ninety-nine percent of your fears are unfounded and exist in your imagination. Confront them!"
Hello from in between Kentville and Wolfville (home of Acadia University)!  The road team said goodbye to Kevin Cassan who departed, Friday night, back to Mississauga.  I 'cheers' the work Kevin had to do for us.  If it wasn't for the running, I'd have an Alexander Keith's beer with him.  Carly Murdock and Alex Bittner have been taking charge.  Very soon I will be introducing our new road additions!
On Saturday, Run The Dream had the opportunity to visit the Halifax Citadel on the way out of town.  Since Halifax's founding, in 1749, Citadel Hill has played an important role to deter an overland assault on the city and dockland.  The Citadel has continued to serve a role with the Canadian military.  During two world wars the Citadel served as a sentinel on the home front and a symbol for those departing overseas.  And of course, it has an amazing view of the entire city!

As we departed Halifax the vehicle was in need of a car wash and there just happened to be a group of young people from Edgewood Oxford United Church having a fundraising car wash and BBQ.  They are raising money for their trip to El Salvador, this summer, to interact with youth there, as well as experience cultural, environmental and economic differences.  Nice to see a group of individuals take on the initiative to educate oneself about other peoples issues!  Great Work!
On Sunday, Alex and I were invited out to Kingston for an afternoon at Duck Pond with Judy Henwood, her family, including Victor, and other families in the Annapolis Valley who have children with autism..Photos to come in the next entry!

Run The Dream would like to thank The Old Orchard Inn, exit 11, off highway 101 for being our home for the weekend.  The scenery in the valley reminds me of the Niagara region, back home in Ontario.  The vineyards, apple orchards and farms make for a picturesque running backdrop!

The Dream Continues.....

1 comment:

tracey0501 said...

I just wanted to say it was a pleasure to meet you today Jonathon. You are such an amazing person. I wish you all the best and I will be following you all the way to the end.

My kids were thrilled to meet you today and it brough a smile to my face. Thanks again
Tracey Gillis-May