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Jack Ball in Europe!
« on: June 03, 2007, 03:38:56 PM »
We visited some friends of Fiance's in Leoben over last weekend.  The woman had been to the States several times, and had lived there for a year.  When we mentioned we had just gotten a new car, she jumped up from the table and ran to get something.  She came back and presented a little gift to me, with the explanation that their car no long has the right kind of antenna for it:

A Jack Ball!  From Jack-in-the-Box, you know?  A little piece of home, so far away.  It is the most wonderful present I've gotten in a long time, and from someone I barely know.
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Re: Jack Ball in Europe!
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2007, 11:39:39 AM »

Reminders from home are the pest, esp. when they are unexpected

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Re: Jack Ball in Europe!
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2007, 12:36:53 AM »
I recall seeing a '76' ball from out west and sending one to my Mom in the northeast. Was such an nice bit of nostelgia for her!