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And let the unpacking begin... NOW

Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | Views [480]

Back home! I boarded my flight from NYC early this afternoon. It was the perfect day to leave since it was a most rainy day in New York. But I had a smooth cab ride and the most perky flight attendant ever on my flight. He was super cheerful ... Read more >

Of thee I sing

Saturday, 2 Jul 2011 | Views [898]

The first place I headed this late morning was Rockefeller Center to do the “Top of the Rock” observation deck, located on floor 76. The sky was very blue when I woke up this morning, but from up that high there was a haze all around (or pollution).... Read more >

Please don't let the bedbugs bite

Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | Views [587]

Last vacation destination before coming home! I caught a morning flight today to Newark. I completely overestimated the amount of time that it would take me to get to the airport. It was a very smooth and beautiful morning in Boston. I walked ... Read more >

Cheers, Bean Town

Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | Views [392]

Today was the laziest day of vacation yet. I headed out pretty late this morning wondering what to do before 11, so I went inside Trinity Church in Copley Plaza to continue this unofficial church tour I seem to be doing during vacation. This ... Read more >

Bibs are for Amateurs

Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | Views [455]

Another beautiful day in Boston. I started out today in a good mood because everyone I encountered this morning was just plain old nice. I headed out my hotel room and housekeeping was servicing the room directly across the hall and wished me ... Read more >

From Midnight Sun to Midnight Ride

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | Views [615]

Greetings from Boston! It is 10:30 at night and I am witnessing something I have not seen for a while: darkness. I actually had to turn the lights on in the hotel room. I also took a hot shower and the water did not smell like anything at all.... Read more >

Photos: Boston & NYC

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | Photo Gallery

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London Bound

Saturday, 11 Jun 2011 | Views [379]

3 hours of sleep later and I'm almost done packing.  This will be my last entry until I get to London - and then I will make sure to pay the ridiculous internet fees from my room at Millenium Bailey's Hotel in Kensington.  I didn't even have time to ... Read more >

And let the packing begin... NOW

Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | Views [284]

So after getting home from work at 11 p.m. on a Friday, here are the things I am thankful for: Vacation days that expire by June 30 Being forced into eating lunch out today (thanks, guys) Blackberry with no service in Europe Packing.  Let me make ... Read more >

Until Next Time

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | Views [319]

Back home.  Woke up at 4:30 a.m. to catch my 7:30 flight back to Texas.  Customs was on the departure side, which was tedious.  The declaration form had to be filled out before checking into my flight, so while I stopped at the kiosk to fill out the form ... Read more >

Here Comes the Sun

Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | Views [302]

Today was my last day in Seattle, and I decided to go for a very relaxing sort of day since I have to get up super-early tomorrow (and also my legs are still extremely sore).  Started out the day by heading back to Pike Place Market to get some jambon ... Read more >

It's Like There's a Starbucks on Every Corner!

Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | Views [580] | Comments [1]

Today was a very busy day of touristy Seattle.  I got a good 5 hours of sleep.  We had gone to a club Tost last night and I had decided to leave later than I should have.  But no worries because the rest of this trip is anti-social city!  I woke up ... Read more >

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

Sunday, 20 Jun 2010 | Views [387]

Today was Seattle's Fremont Parade, which of course being Seattle featured bicyclists.  Naked bicyclists wearing nothing but body paint.  Which I missed!  So sorry folks, no photos of that here.  ;)  I took the bus from downtown to meet up with my ... Read more >

Space Needle Where Art Thou?

Saturday, 19 Jun 2010 | Views [463] | Comments [1]

1:45 a.m. PST Seattle.  Last night when I was checking in for my flight I was changing seats and deciding between window or aisle.  For < 3.5 hour flights I always pick the window seat because I avoid the bathroom like the plague.  Since this was ... Read more >

Photos: Seattle & Vancouver

Thursday, 17 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Once More, with Feeling

Thursday, 17 Jun 2010 | Views [504]

About 24 hours away from my flight for my first vacation since... Australia/New Zealand over one year ago.  Thank you Olympics for creating the necessary post-tourism-boom period!  I am very much looking forward to my solo backpacking trip to Seattle ... Read more >

Don't Panic

Saturday, 9 May 2009 | Views [283]

I finished packing and it's only 4:45 a.m.  Looks like I'll be getting a full 3-4 hours' sleep tonight!  Flying out today at 3:45 p.m. to LAX, then flying out from LAX at 9:30 and getting to Sydney at 8:30 a.m... Monday, which is 5 p.m. Sunday central ... Read more >


Friday, 8 May 2009 | Views [265]

I need to finish packing!!!



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