Travel Blogs from Pasco
We were all sad to leave today but all good things must come to an end eventually. C made another batch of her now-famous huckleberry pancakes which we ate until we were positively stuffed. At started to rain pretty hard (by our California standards at least) just before we set out to pack the car, so we delayed a bit until it let up. The girls cut out paper snowflakes with C while D and I finished packing ...
... the floor for a very shy man named Troy and started chanting his name to try and get him to dance and he started break dancing on the floor. The whole crowd started cheering and then we all joined him. It was a great reminder of what this summer is about and how meaningful every mile on the bike is. Thank you Troy, and everyone else at the arc of the Tri Cities for a great time ...
I know, I know, we should have stayed home, snuggled against the cold and snow, but...it's my birthday and we thought we should go somewhere and celebrate. Not quite the truth, but here's how it happened:
As many of you know, we've been searching for a replacement for what's his name, the motorhome. (Keep this mum, as he has feelings too.) So I realize that Costco gives a great discount for RVs too, as well as cars and such.
... more open to new experiences
* it's definitely not something to be afraid of
* probably won't be my first choice of travel in the future
* you need to be o.k. with silence
* wifi access is invaluable, it would be really boring with no access to email, internet, staying in touch
* it's easier to get a seat upgrade when solo
* tons of smoking!!
* lots of cats roaming around... ...
... would not start as we unhooked it from Arby, the motorhome. (See the entry for August 17 for details.)
Well, the bill for the repairs for Toad amounted to $1,300. That included a repair and flush for a damaged radiator, new battery and cables, and a full tuneup.
So to realize that we needed to deal with Arby the very next day was a little hard, but we need to be able to rely on him. ...