Regina Del Palazzo
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... really cool – it featured a lot of once abandoned cats and dogs, as well as pigs, kangaroos and birds. They were all trained to run in and out of certain obstacles and up ropes, down ladders, pull up weights and interact with each other – it was very cool seeing that pets other than dogs could be trained so well.
In the evening we headed to an American sports bar called ...
... corn, yuck, and salted pretzels.
The reptile area was most exciting with the different varieties of Galapagos tortoises, the Japanese alligator, very small by American standards, and the Komodo dragon and his friend. He actually welcomed the keeper and remained still for a head rubbing.
Tired but not hungry we made our way back to the hotel on the late afternoon ...
... weather in midwinter is reason enough to come here. The flight out on Southwest gave me a glimpse of Washington in the soft evening light -- we live in a lovely spot. This evening as I settled down to barbecued chicken and a Crush in a Staples strip mall, I picked up the community newspaper and was riveted by the cover story -- a long excerpt from one of Primo Levi's pieces on survival in Auschwitz. ...
... was to leave for Malaysia. Two of my best friends, Dave and Joe (we call ourselves the 'Golden Girls' cause we all lived together a year or so ago in a very quiet neighborhood in San Diego. One night we would be having a late night tea, and the next night we'd be throwing a raging party. Our neighbors loved us. But I digress...), and I were going out for one last 'Taco Tuesday' in my neighborhood, Old Town. Joe came ...
... a rice steamer sentimental??).
The very next day, as newly minted retirees without the seniors discounts, we re-started our big world trip. Deb B, Lorraine M and Anne K dropped us at the airport (more tears and hugs) and we were off to San Diego to catch a boat to Hawaii. Why San Diego? Given the four flights it had taken
to get ‘home’ and all of the security and bureaucracy hassle that goes along with that, we wanted to get back to Asia in a much ...
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