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Uncle Markie out and about.

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Dec '14

Trip Report: Amtrak From ABQ To SEA With Dwight

Left mom’s house a little after 10am after getting the snow off the rental car. They thankfully included a brush/scrapper in the car, though all it needed was to be brushed off. Goodbye Santa Fe for a couple of months (back March and then again in July). Picked up Dwight around 11 at the hotel […]

Dec '14

Trip Report: Santa Fe To Visit Mom

All packed and ready to go: More presents buried under the shirts… and here is the whole stack of what is going with me: Can you say “Christmas Presents”? Good thing I get two free checked bags on Alaska. Uber (click on link to get free $20 ride for you and me when you sign […]

Dec '14

Holiday Letter

Guess this gives me an excuse to write a Holiday Letter so here goes: My addiction to travel continues untreated. This year found me hitting several milestones: In June hit United Airlines Million Mile status meaning gold for life In September made Elite Status on Princess Cruises meaning free internet minutes, free laundry/dry cleaning, and […]

Dec '14

Trip Report: Detroit To See Auntie (Part Two)

Made my Auntie and I a nice cheese, sausage scramble before heading off on today’s adventure (followed by going to the airport). But before we get there, I have to share the picture that I used on the cover of the “travel docs” book I made for this trip: This is from the Library of […]

Dec '14

Trip Report: Detroit To See Auntie (Part One)

Early out of the house. Early to the airport. No upgrade – checked for the upgrade starting Friday, then Saturday, then Sunday, and gave up and checked into my seat in 6D. Bulkhead. Light load so I had the middle seat open. And then the “miracle” happened – they were about to close the door […]

Dec '14

Status Report: More Travel Plans – Dinner With Friends – How I Spend A Couple Of Weeks At Home.

A couple of weeks at home (working lots, though) and its dinner with friends and succumbing to the joys of Cyber Monday. Here is a quick photo round-up of the last couple of weeks. Before Turkey Day it’s a visit from friends returning from Hawaii and New Zealand and Roxy out of college (Evergreen) for […]