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"Leaving New Orleans also frightened me considerably. Outside of the city limits the heart of darkness, the true wasteland begins" - John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces.
Personally, I don't remember passing any heart of darkness wasteland on the way in. I double checked as we left New Orleans via the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. All we saw was water, lots of it, in all directions stretching to the horizon. Cleansing and appropriate, really. Twenty ...
I have decided to ride a bicycle from San Diego CA east. The bike I am using is a ten year old Bianci Volpe touring bike. I hope it holds up for the trip but some how I think it has a better chance of holding up than I have. We (Doris and I) will leave tomorrow headed west toward El Paso. I am excited to get underway.
We were up pretty early, although our flight wasn't until 11.30am, in USA you have to arrive 2 hours prior to your flight as we nearly found out the hard way in Las Vegas when we nearly missed our flight. So we had to be at the airport at 9.30am. I had found out there is a bus that leaves Union Station every half hour that goes to LAX and only cost $8 each, it takes about 45 minutes in heavy traffic to get from ...
... br> Whoever ran first would get a cup of coffee and a real NY Times. The
Times app had treated us well during our travels but having a real NY
Times between our fingers felt good.
That morning we said goodbye to the Godins and settled in as a family
once again. In the early evening we went over to see Courtney and Jeff.
They are doing great. They bought a house close to Mt. Bonnell that
was getting its finishing ...
... operation. And I started geeking out on hip replacement procedures.
We got home and I went to YouTube. I watched a few OR videos on hip replacements, so naturally I felt pretty confident that armed with some tools from the garage, a bottle of whiskey and the kitchen counter, I could do what this other clown could. And after informing Kathy of this, she actually insisted on allowing the total stranger she met only an hour prior to ...