Residence Inn Hartford/Avon
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... Airport, a user-friendly aerodrome where parking is cheap and wi-fi is free.
Our trajectory, however, closely resembles being launched from a slingshot. From Bradley we fly west (?) to Chicago, where we wait for several hours.
... (Enjoy this moment of empathy, waiting for the ...
... 8217;s a sour plum tea mixed with cranberry juice, honey, and fresh lemon juice with a hint of rose water and an actual tiny rosebud floating in it. Delicious!
After dinner we decided to change into our sleeping clothes, fold our beds down completely flat, and try to get a few hours of sleep before we landed in Vancouver. Fully lie flat beds make a world of a difference for long haul flights. Bringing our own pillows was ...
... Bookmobile, as well. Huge canvas totes from L.L. Bean carry all the books and supplies we'll need for the next seven weeks. Hours on the road will afford us plenty of time to feast on our collection of living books (history, nature, geography, math, biography), Scripture, poetry, literature, fine art pictures, and great composers' music thanks to our Charlotte Mason style of home education.
We discovered someone was nibbling on the TP ...
T-minus 1 week and there is lots of excitement and a bit of nervousness. Have we thought of everything we will need? Will we be warm enough? Are we CRAZY to drive 7000+ miles towing a big tin can behind us??
Time will tell of course but at least its reassuring that all we will need to do is pull into a Wal-Mart along the way to reprovision if we forgot something :-).
Here's our ...
... from the western side of the ridge, and then made our way to the TV towers and former WWLP studios.
On the way down, we were greeted by a Bernese mountain dog named Yogi. He and his parents greeted us and we continued down. We were jealous of the six pack of Sam Adams they were carrying.
All in all, a great hike on a great day.
Life is ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center