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... through poor, crime-riddled areas. Still worth it. Public transport. Know it. Do it. Spend less money.
- TSA agents are not ALL ********. Some certainly are, though.
- Vacation can be tiring, strangely enough. Take one day off and just sit around.
- It's 6:45pm. My flight leaves at 10:00. Needless to say, I gave myself WAY too much time. There's only so much Neil Young to listen to.
- More if/when I feel like ...
... moored at the cruise termerinal. That was a good start...our ship would sail today. We had seen a sigh on a bus stop bench, showing a name of a cafe nearby, open for breakfast and lunches, so we headed in the direction stated on the bench, only to soon decide that we didn't want to walk that far. Across the street, we saw a sign for Einstein Bros. Bagels so we decided to give it a try. We jaywalked across the 4 lanes of traffic and ...
... off in the wrong direction and ended up in the seedier areas of Miami Beach. We always seem to do that, no loss I suppose at least we know not to head in that direction again. We walked off in the opposite direction to check out a place to have dinner and found the beach esplanade lined with lots of eating places and with lots of people touting and trying to lure you into their restaurant. The ...
... we did little of consequence. We had coffee on our deck, we read, we fell asleep, and we did our obligatory one mile walk around the teak deck on the Lower Promenade Level. The rain started in earnest mid afternoon. By early evening it was coming down in sheets, but being Vancouverites, we didn't mind much. Then we dressed for the Suite Welcome Cocktail ...
... being in near 100 degree temperatures! David made it home with his jacket in spite of his trying to leave it behind several times, and we now have two battery chargers for his camera :-)
The best part of all were all the hugs and kisses from the family waiting for us in Bloomington; the worst part was the 10" high weeds in our yard!
I'll end this ...
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