Category Archives: Travel

My trip to Portland: the adventures, the misadventures, and everything in between.

Note: this is one of those epic posts that goes on and on. And on. Grab yourself a cup of your favorite beverage and settle in. I am experienced air traveler. Back in the day when I was working I … Continue reading

Posted in Jeopardy!, Travel | 8 Comments

Tidbits from their travels.

Elder Son, who speaks neither German nor Norwegian: When I spoke in English to someone in Germany, they looked at me with a look as if someone had just asked them to recite the process to solve a quadratic equation … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, Matthew, Travel | 6 Comments

My sons are traveling…together.

These are the same two sons who did not speak a civil word to each other until they were both out of high school. As an only child, I was unfamiliar with the ways of siblings: is this typical? Anyway, … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, Matthew, Travel | 9 Comments

I’m coming to Portland OR!

 No, he didn’t, Kat™. Yeah, okay, the email was actually from the Jeopardy Contestant Department. Close enough. Apparently I passed the online test I took a few weeks ago. In the case of the multiple times I have taken that … Continue reading

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Stuff in bullet form.

We are in Zuni, New Mexico, to visit Elder Son and family. If you follow me on Instagram you have seen the photos from the 3-1/2 day drive to get here. A few highlights of my recent life: My car … Continue reading

Posted in Amanda, Andrew, Current Affairs, knitting, New Mexico, Politics, national, Polk County politics, Shawls, Travel, What's going on | 8 Comments

Losing at NaNoBloMo but winning at life.

  I managed to blog every day in November… until the last two days. I had just returned from a long Thanksgiving weekend in New Mexico and was catching up on life. (This is why I do not do KALs … Continue reading

Posted in Family, New Mexico, Travel | 6 Comments

Button box FTW!

But first, the Foliage Foto of the Day. Anyway. I recently discovered — as I was getting dressed for the first of the recent reunions — that my chosen shirt was missing a button right at bust level. Since we … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Rants, various, Travel | 11 Comments

People in my travels. And stuff.

So what about all those trips you took in August and September, Kat™? Are you ever going to tell us about those, huh? Here it is in picture format. This of this as the National Geographic version of my travels, … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Photography, Travel | 6 Comments

Foliage photo of the day & art.

On my way west out of Massachusetts I stopped in North Adams at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art to see an exhibit I had glimpsed on Instagram. The image above, left, was an exhibit. The image above right was … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Autumn, Travel | 8 Comments

Foliage photo of the day, etc.

Some of the highlights of the trips were completely unexpected, like this bathroom faucet that did tricks. The blue dot where the stream of water hit the sink caught my interest. WTF? * * * * * My copy of … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Geekiness, Travel | 6 Comments