The noticeable silence here has been due to a week-long work trip up to the great city of
- red curry thai noodles and sushi at Dragonfish;
- tuna tatiki and the spicy poke salad at Red Fin;
- crab cakes and kasu marinated black cod at Steelhead Diner (best restaurant of the week); and,
- the curried mussels and olive-crusted halibut at BlueAcre.
May we all be so lucky to live in a place where that kind of seafood is found on every corner!
Travel Karma or You Can Never Get Ahead
So my travel to
But of course we all know one fundamental rule—air travel basically bites and you know that for every good turn, two bad ones are on there way. Fortunately, I only had to wait for my return trip. We get to the airport, board the plane, pull away from the gate, stop, only to hear the captain announce that he heard a “funny noise.” Back to the gate—an hour of waiting to discover all was okay and away we go again. Unlike, the earlier experience with baggage, my bag was not first—not that it would have mattered since we had to wait 45 minutes for our bags to be unloaded.
When all was said and done, we got home three hours later than scheduled—exactly the amount of time that I saved on the way out. Hmmm.
That’s OK, It’s Just a Once in a Lifetime Event
Now leaving home always carries a load of sadness and guilt with it, but this one had a extra kick. You see, Emmett starts Kindergarten this Fall and as a result, he gets to go to the summer session which just happened to start the day I left for