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Jul '16

Trip Report: Whistler With Roxy

In what has become an annual tradition for the last three years, Roxy and I are once again off to Whistler for some “hiking”. Top down the whole way, with a few sprinkles – overcast mostly. Condo was ready for us when we arrived a little after 4pm – not a bad place. It’s a […]

Jul '16

Trip Report: Mt. Rainier Steam Train

This week’s adventure is a visit to Mt. Rainier, and a Steam Train ride on the way home. Rache is back along for this adventure as we both like trains. We are also flying to Calgary at the end of August for a Lunch Train to nowhere. But back to the present. Nice overcast day […]

Jul '16

Trip Report: Puerto Vallarta

After the craziness of the Greek Reunion was fun – but as all “group” endeavors, there is a schedule of stuff to do. Even with most of a week off to get printers fixed, status, sleep in my own bed, cook for friends, work – I needed a vacation vacation. Luckily I’d scheduled Puerto Vallarta […]

Jul '16

Home Report: It’s 3AM And I’m Online Ordering

So, I’m home, I get an Amazon Prime offer – so at 3AM in the morning (rather than ordering pizza because I can’t sleep) I’m ordering:   Angel Soft Bath Tissue, 12 Double Rolls Angel Soft Sold by Amazon.com LLC $6.99 Zevia Natural Sugar Free Soda, Ginger Ale (6 Count, 12 Fl Oz Each) Zevia […]

Jul '16

Status Report: Alaska Gold

MVP Gold status through the end of 2017 now confirmed: Here was what put me over the top – The Alaska/Air France/Alaska trip to Greece: Were I you, I’d abandon Air France and catch at KLM flight if you have the option. Air France, with its recent history of strike action (almost disrupting my trip […]

Jul '16

Home Report: Jonathan Fixes The Honkin’ Huge Printer

You might remember a couple of weeks ago (maybe a month) when I posted this video: And said I was just going to roll the Honkin’ Huge Printer to the curb – until Jonathan volunteered to install a new carriage belt – so, this is really a HUGE HONKIN’ SHOUTOUT to Jonathan. Thanks – I’ve […]