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Leslie and I are excited about planning our next big GOG adventure. Too excited, perhaps. We don't get out much. In-boxes are overflowing with our exchange of e-mails. Essaouira or El Jadida? Camel trekking anyone? Check out this cool restaurant where the tables are set up in a babbling brook and diners get to soak their feet while they eat! If we don’t tone it down, I fear we’ll scare the others away long before ...
Here we were able to see original manuscripts from Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson. The special collections curator wasn't there, but a woman on staff unlocked it and allowed us to walk around. Emily Dickinson's house was closed today. The ONLY day of the week it's closed... Oh well. Not much I can do. Now in to ...
... some items at the gift shop and continued on to O'Connor's Restaurant, an Irish tavern-restaurant for lunch. Once again, Bev had made the reservation for us and we had a room to ourselves which created some interesting work for the wait staff, but they came through very well. Following lunch we returned to the motel to get ready for the concert at Mechanics Hall. The performance was done ...
Is it just me or do other people get stressed packing for trips? I have been thinking of it for months, and now it's the final hours. Lists are made, suitcases out, stocked up on all my drugs (prescription!), called the airlines for seat assignments and to make sure I can carry on my CPAP and air cast and not have it count against me (broken-down loser that I am!), called the bank, Verizon, the credit card. It's a lot of work!
I did MOST ...
... at 8 am. Early flights (or early anythings) are not my thing.
So in the last month before trip the tasks are:
- Get some good walking shoes
- New lightweight jacket
- An emergency cellphone/iPad charger
- Start making packing list.
- Book the side trips and timed-entry tickets
- Finalize our itinerary
- Get house into shape as much as possible so I don't come back to a total hovel.
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- Loved our visit
- Wonderful stay at the Sturbridge Country Inn!