Merry Christmas

From: "Fran O'RourkeHartman" <>
Subject: Merry Christmas
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 20:48:36 -0600 (CST)

Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 15:10:29 -0800
From: Fran O'Rourke <Fran_O'>school e-mail

I thought you might enjoy this. My 4th and 5th graders  had a great
time writing it.
                                 T'was the Night Before Christmas

=09      T=92was the night before Christmas when all through the stars, not
a creature was stirring, not even on Mars.=20

 When all of a sudden, like a great blinking light, I looked up and saw
Pathfinder in sight.
=09   =20
 I whistled I yelled with all of my might, I woke up my Mom in the
middle of the night.
=09   =20
Then, with a twinkle, Pathfinder landed, and all of a sudden an air bag
expanded. Sojourner=92s nestled in Pathfinder with care, in hopes that
daylight soon would be there.
=09  =20
 The solar panels opened, and to my surprise, there I saw Sojourner
sitting inside. =20

The Sun arose, and there he went, to examine objects, that=92s why he was
We all thank Sojourner for sending back facts, while he moves across
Mars, leaving Earthly tracks.=20