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A Traveling Success

I’m going to try not to let this go to my head, but our son Connor apparently has no trouble flying around. In an airplane, that is. Most of us have experienced the shrieking and unruly baby on one flight or another, and now that the shoe is on the other foot, I was dreading the possibility of experiencing it up close and personal.

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Westbound and Down: Day 2

Another day of driving is behind us. We’re now two-thirds of the way through our trip, and today we came pretty far: a total of just over 500 miles all told, spanning four states (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana). We encountered no more of those mystery traffic jams like yesterday’s parting shot from I-75 (which is famous for such incidents, I might add) but there was a heckuva lot of tailgating along I-10 today.

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Westbound and Down: Day 1

There may be beer in Texarkana, but that’s not where we’re headed on this little westward excursion. (And we don’t have a Trans Am — yet — so I’ll leave that job to some other bandit). Regardless, we’ve completed day one of our three-day journey, and are currently about to turn in early here in Tallahassee.

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Departing

Tonight’s our last night in Thailand. Tomorrow, the festivities begin! I kid, of course. Tomorrow the trip home begins. Which may seem like a festive occasion, but is really just a hurdle to be crossed before we get home. Long flights are always a chore.

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Ten Things

In my last post I promised that this was coming, so now here it is. Ten things I miss about the U.S.: Family. Since my parents have a habit of visiting Florida once every couple of months or so, going for half a year without seeing them has been different.

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Random Hoo-Ha

I couldn’t think of an appropriately witty title for this entry, nor could I decide on a particular subject — so what you get is, indeed, a bunch of random hoo-ha. Hard to believe that yet another weekend is already two-thirds gone.

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