Sunday, July 16, 2017

Far Out! I'm Gonna Visit Vivienne Again!

Hello future readers!

I'm SO excited! I get to go to West Virginia again! Lemme tell ya how it happened.

It's been really hot here in Springfield, so yesterday, I didn't really feel like going outside, so I just stayed home, hung out in my room and played records.





My mom knocked on my door and told me I had a letter from Vivienne! All right!



I love it when I get mail from her. It's so much fun having a pen pal!



I opened the envelope and found a letter and a plane ticket! Outta site!



Here's what the letter said:



Holy smokes! This plane ticket has Monday's date on it. That's in 2 days!





My mom poked her head back in the door.
"Are you surprised?", she asked, smiling.
"Am I ever!", I answered. "Did you know about this, Mom?"
"Yes, Mrs. Walton and I talked about it 2 weeks ago.  We agreed that Vivienne's parents would pay for you to visit this time, and then when Vivienne comes to see you, I'd buy her ticket."
I jumped up and hugged her. "Vivienne and I have the most dynamite parents in the whole world."
"OK, stop all this hugging, and get packing. You leave the day after tomorrow."
She went downstairs to go start dinner. I put my records and record player away, and got my camp bag from out of the closet.




I must have packed and unpacked at least 5 times! I know I wouldn't need much, because Vivienne and I like to share clothes, but I wanted to make sure to take just the right things.




Man, it's gonna be so much fun seeing Vivienne and her parents. I really love her mom and dad, and how they treat me just like a member of their family. And it'll be great to see Betta, and the other kids too. (Even Turkey Kevin, C,J, and Little G). I guess I'll tell my other friends about this trip after church tomorrow, so they won't think I've been captured by aliens or something! *giggle*




So future readers, my next post will be from Falling Waters, West Virginia! YIPPEE!

Until then,
Your friend,
Julie Newman

11 comments:

  1. As John Denver would sing, "I'm leaving on a jet plane..."
    Looking forward to reading all about your trip.
    Fawn

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    1. Hahaha! I bet Kevin knows that song too!

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  2. Hey Julie,
    Stop in and see our room while you are in town. No bugs, we promise.
    Kevin and CJ (with fingers crossed behind our backs)

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    1. You better be nice to me this trip Kevin. Remember your promise! See ya soon!

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  3. See you at the airport! Can hardly wait!
    Vivienne

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  4. Now that is far out! I hope you have a fantastic time visiting Vivienne and her family. Looking forward to hearing all about your trip!

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  5. Safe travels! Hope you are having a great time with Vivienne! can't wait to hear about your trip and see the photos!

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    1. It's been fun today, but I'm tired! I just put up my entry for today. *yawn*

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