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{The Great Unknown} :Penn Lung Transplant Evaluation Trip: Part 3

September 10, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

My husband and I recently traveled to Philadelphia, PA for his lung transplant evaluation at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). When I am capable of taking pictures, it can be a help to me as a distraction by focusing on my surroundings, details and the present moment. Here are some of the photos I took on our 2-day, 16-hour, one way drive and while we were in Philadelphia for two days. Some of the photos you see have "Lego Man" in them. The night before we left, the idea came into my mind to take something that belonged to our children and use it in cell phone photos that I could text to my parents so they could share them with our children. I think the children had fun seeing "Lego Man" on our trip and it was a fun distraction for me and a good way for us to stay connected to our children in a small way. View Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

 

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
~ 1 Peter 5:7

 

{driving to HUP, trolley track in middle of lane, bike lane between traffic lane and parked cars = culture shock} {part of The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)} {parking receipt to be displayed in curbside window} {biker behind us at a stoplight with a possible phone addiction} {crosswalk} {endless bikes} {food, on the sidewalk} {watermelon} {an entrance to get on the trolley } {biking in business attire, a normal sight in Philly} {rolling along on 4 wheels - skateboard} {crosswalk - ready, set GO} {parking meters? no way. put your money in this machine and it prints out a ticket to put on your curbside dash with an expiration time printed on it} {the money machine that gives you a parking receipt} {Clyde F. Barker Penn Transplant House--we stayed here two of the three nights we were in Philadelphia} {Allegro - pizza place & much more next door to transplant house} {transplant house dining area} {view out our very nice, large window} {beautiful photos on the walls throughout the transplant house} {two guys on a roof - where you hang out when you have no space for a yard}

 

Part 1 here and Part 2 here.


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