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Jun '09

Was Oakland. Now Honolulu.

The joys of having friends you travel with is that you are working on a deal to use a $50 companion fare and are looking at Oakland first class for $260 a person, and then realize you can go coach to Hawaii with the outside possibility of upgrading for the same amount.

Goodbye Oakland, hello Honolulu. Now I have to find a place to stay.

It only took us two weeks to figure this out. And now I guess that I didn’t actually have to book that Newark flight next week for the miles. Or maybe their is MVP Gold in my future.

This, and trying to bill some hours to pay for it all. On the upside downside since it’s costing me money) is that Raf is doing a great job getting the yard in shape for the dying season.

Trying to figure out how to do Wiki pages is making me WikiMad. Make something, save it, watch it disappear. Shit.

Errands to Fry’s for SOB parts — and I actually got them all installed, though I’m having problems with the new video monitor for the kitchen. Pictures tomorrow. Maybe.

Dinner tonight was a rack of ribs in the convection oven, a nice salad, and some wine.

Raf home at 11 just in time for bed.


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One Response to “Was Oakland. Now Honolulu.”

  1. Curt Says:

    Well, I don’t know if these dates match up, and you COULD find 4 other folks to join you, but here is a fundraising offer for HI accommodations that would support a good liberal friend of mine….Two Options:
    Vacation For A Cause
    Jim Lazar has generously offered to donate a timeshare week to Karen Valenzuela’s County Commissioner Campaign, if someone wants one of these great vacations:

    Kona, Big Island, Hawaii: Royal Sea Cliff Condo, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps up to 6. August 29 – September 5


    Princeville, Kauai: Bali Hai Villas condos, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps up to 6.
    Your choice of September 26 – October 3, or September 27 – October 4.

    Your choice of the above for a $750 donation to Karen Valenzuela campaign.
    Contact Jim Lazar, 357-8364 or jim@jimlazar.com