Category: Travel

The Time I Went On Vacation and the World Changed

Three weeks ago on a Thursday night (the night before I left for vacation) I got a text from my sister. They had to postpone their own vacation departure unexpectedly. My niece was ready for vacation and very disappointed to wait. We checked airline flights, schedules and seat assignments. We were back forth and until Friday morning when we booked…

The Time I (almost) Lost My Coat

This has been a week of back to back meetings. It turned colder yesterday so I wore my coat when we went across the road for lunch. I went up the street for another meeting and was late when I returned to the original meeting. I hung my coat on the coat rack at the back of the room. That…

I Packed My Yarn for Boston

Last weekend I went on a road trip to Boston. Since I was mostly going to be in the passenger seat, I had really good intentions of documenting my knitting on the trip by road signs. I’ve seen others do this and thought it was really cool. Things I learned on this trip:   It’s really hard to take clear…

Random Thoughts from the Road

I love digital keys and checking in on your phone. It’s very helpful when you look like you need a pack mule to get all your “stuff” up to the hotel room. Rearranging the precarious load to collect your room key is challenging to say the least. I never learned to use chopsticks. I feel at this point in my…

When Knitters Travel

I ended up with one of those weird back-to-back travel events when I was actually home for not quite a full weekend. Throw in some pre-Christmas activities and regular weekend commitments and something had to give. In this case, it was laundry. I managed to wash enough clothes to dump back in my suitcase. It’s a short trip so I…

My 6 Travel Must Haves

There’s a lot of travel with my job in the fall. This year particularly there seems to be more extended stay trips. Overnight trips are a bit easier; a change of clothes and you’re done. I’m currently beginning a four night trip and besides the complication of trying to decide what I think I’m going to want to wear three…