Our VRBO here in Pacific is what Emily calls "fancy." Scott says that's just because the cabinets hang straight. This is Obie's first time sleeping away from home. And Dude's, too. (Dude is the chihuahua.) This is the "fire drill" trip for their Alaskan cruise in a few weeks. After we settled in, we went … Continue reading Pacific City, OR Day 1
He's getting used to us. Here is G feeding him breakfast: And Dude begging. Then we went and scoped out the new house and the new neighborhood. There's a playground practically in their backyard. Obie is a bit too young for anything but the baby swings, so I tried out the rest of it … Continue reading Portland. Day 1
Getting up at 3:30 wasn't so bad. And even though it was foggy as hell driving to the airport, got there without hitting a deer. (I am the only person I know who has never hit a deer. The streak continues.) My luggage weighed 32.9 lbs. I won "the lightest luggage" contest among my travel … Continue reading I paid $3.99 so you could read this
Our flight leaves at 7 AM tomorrow morning which means we have to be there by 6, which means we have to leave here by 5, which means we have to get up before the ass-crack of dawn. It's okay though. I'd rather do it this way than get in to Portland at 10 PM. … Continue reading The Alarm is set for 3:30 AM
Today I packed for my trip to Oregon. I must say, I am a huge fan of packing cubes. Omg. I love these things. Here is a week's worth of stuff, including beach clothes all ready for the suitcase. When I get to the hotel, my pajamas and robe and all the stuff I need … Continue reading How did I ever pack before Packing Cubes??
This is my second attempt at posting today. The first was 3 hours ago in the Charlottle airport, and now I am trying again at Gate F22 in Philly. This gate has, no lie, 10 seats, so I am parked in Gate 21 which has 20 seats. We have left the land of palm trees … Continue reading Real Bloggers Blog in Airports
A whole bunch of years ago G and I rented kayaks at Puddledockers in Ithaca, NY. After setting us up with paddles and life jackets, the outfitter, a bored college kid, pointed to the right and said, "If you go this way, you'll end up on the lake (Cayuga); if you go this way (left) … Continue reading Birds and Shit