On 28 December 2002, in Houston, Texas: Stephen, Kristen, Tim, and
Elizabeth jumped out of a perfectly good airplane. Melanie and
Eric aided and abetted.
Before the jump:
That other thing that happened:
- Eric, Kristen, Stephen, and Elizabeth --
- Tim, suited up. The brat, getting
- To the launchpad (Eric, Elizabeth, and
Stephen... the top of Tim's head, somewhere).
- Boarding (Tim, Elizabeth, Stephen -- winking!
-- a couple of tandemmasters, and Eric's butt).
- Tim and Joe-the-tandemmaster, coming in for a
landing (years later).
- Tim, recovering; Joe, with a crazy look in his
- Tim, recovered, embracing the world.
- Tim slips something (you can kind of make out a
shadow) onto Elizabeth's hand. (Awwww.... how special)
- Eric realizes what's going on.
- Eric, recovered, goes for his