Eva's Escape at the Gardenia Inn
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... Amo Station was on LA's blue line, void of any rail staff and peppered with fidgety loiterers. There was enough information on the display boards to figure out a route back to Inglewood. A young, well-spoken girl politely bit me for a quarter. The train was a fast, single-decked electric like the BART trains in San Francisco, worn, mostly clean and surprisingly devoid of any vandalism. Regular people, workers, school kids, old ladies and a few creepy specimens boarded ...
... life in Texas, life back home in Fort Lauderdale, common friends from church, and Wendy and Keith considering opening a café in an antique town called Comfort, the conversations were fun and never-ending, especially on the topic of coffee and cafés. Since our time living on Vashon Island and Paula running Dog Day Café years before children, it’s always been a fond memory and an entrepreneurial dream of ours (or nightmare, because restaurants are so demanding ...
... ARE NOT ALONE!!! I do wonder if it has something to do with a 7/4 weekend. I doubt they put up the "Thinking of buying a new gun?......DON'T, until you shoot it here. Classes 6 days a week," billboards just for the weekend though. So cool to see OUR CULTURE in the open, being supported. So we pulled into the KOA in San Antonio today. We easily have the $&@!iest trailer here. People were looking at us like something was about to ...
... little down, well, no bloody hotels! So eventually came off it found the nearest hotel, an expensive Hilton, and then found we were still some $30 in a taxi from the centre of town and the Alamo! Hahahahaha - well at least we had lush beds, heating and fantastic bathrooms - to get us and gear dry!
Still, went into centre of town and had a great meal at Saltgrass Steak House - seriously good!
... Learn that American will pay for nothing because flight is delayed due to weather. Look out window at sunny skies. Decide to drive.
8:15 PM, DFW - Rent Ford Fiesta with Louisiana plates from Avis. Costs $200. Get to Belton. Make husband drive rest of way.
1:15 AM, San Antonio - Pull in driveway. Shower and then pass out.
Lessons learned -
1. Don't fly on a Saturday if you can avoid it.
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