The Adventures of Flat Stanley

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The Adventures of Flat Stanley : 

The Adventures of Flat Stanley By: Winnie Cabelus

Flat Stanley : 

Flat Stanley Flat, lonely Longing, adventurous, fun-loving He started to travel Fun Stanley

Road trip from New Hope, PA to Easton, MD to visit my dad. : 

Road trip from New Hope, PA to Easton, MD to visit my dad.

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Travel time: 3 hours Distance: 151 miles

First stop: Easton Hospital : 

First stop: Easton Hospital Augustus R. Dabroski 08/13/1925 – 05/29/2010

Easton, Md : 

Easton, Md Eastern Shore of MD County seat of Talbot County, MD Population 15,000 71.75% White, 23.45% African American, 1.79% Asian

Next stop:St. Michael’s MD : 

Next stop:St. Michael’s MD On the Chesapeake Bay Cute little arts town Population 1200 Marina: sailing, yachting, fishing, crabbing industry Tourist destination for boaters & yachters Lots of waterfront property & “Gentlemen Farmers” Many “weekenders” from Washington DC have second homes here. Q: There are two ways for large boats to enter the bay. What are they?

The second way: The C & D Canal : 

The second way: The C & D Canal Through the bottom of the bay Through the C & D canal

Blue Crab Coffee Company St. Michaels, MD : 

Blue Crab Coffee Company St. Michaels, MD My sister and her partner own the Blue Crab Coffee Company

Here’s a screen shot of my sister’s home page. : 

Here’s a screen shot of my sister’s home page.

The building was built by African-Americans for the African-American community of St. Michael’s in 1867. : 

The building was built by African-Americans for the African-American community of St. Michael’s in 1867. Before it was a shop: African Americans would socialize in the building. African American performers would entertain on the rear stage. The famous actor and comedian Redd Foxx (1922-1991) performed at the lodge. His signature is on the stage.

Stan enjoyed a few bike rides from town to my parent’s waterfront property : 

Stan enjoyed a few bike rides from town to my parent’s waterfront property Stan greeted customers at Blue Crab Coffee Co at the electro freeze machine.

2.5 miles from coffee shop to my parent’s house : 

2.5 miles from coffee shop to my parent’s house

My parent’s place: 15.4 waterfront acres down a dirt lane on a cove : 

My parent’s place: 15.4 waterfront acres down a dirt lane on a cove

Stan met up with old friends at the Carpenter Street Pub on Talbot Street in St. Michaels. : 

Stan met up with old friends at the Carpenter Street Pub on Talbot Street in St. Michaels.

On the way home, Stan & I stopped at my family’s camping spot on Van Sciver Lake in Morrisville, PA : 

On the way home, Stan & I stopped at my family’s camping spot on Van Sciver Lake in Morrisville, PA

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Van Sciver Lake is in Morrisville, Pa near Tulleytown. It is owned by Waste Management The Tullytown Landfill and GROWS landfill border the lake People rent camping lots and can waterski, fish and swim

Lake fun : 

Lake fun

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My 14 year old son Sam wakeboarding behind our little ski boat at the lake.

A few days later, we were invited for a ride on a friend’s boat… : 

A few days later, we were invited for a ride on a friend’s boat… …A LARGE boat.

NY Harbor here we come! : 

NY Harbor here we come!

The Verrazano Narrows Bridge : 

The Verrazano Narrows Bridge Connects Staten Island and Brooklyn Double decker About 190,000 cars use this bridge EACH DAY!

My husband and I near The Statue of Liberty : 

My husband and I near The Statue of Liberty T or F: 1. The Statue of Liberty is on Ellis Island 2. The Statue is in NJ.

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FALSE! The Statue of Liberty is on Liberty Island. TRUE, kind of… Liberty Island sits wholly within the boundaries of Jersey City, NJ. However, what is above the ground is claimed to belong to New York. The Federal Government owns the island. Liberty Island

Cast : 

Cast Summer Stan Sober Stan A little too much partying Stan Hip Stan Captain Stan Special Guests: Bar buddies Sam and Fred

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The End!