Monthly Archives: August 2013

Four days to go!

The countdown is almost done and I confess I’m a little nervous about the possibility of forgetting something important.  Have to get an oil change today.  Got American money yesterday at the bank. Got my hair cut the day before.  … Continue reading

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iPad to Go!

Finally decided about the tech part of my trip.  I’ve bought an iPad case called Survivor by Griffin Technology.  It will slide into my MacBook sleeve along with my Cocoon (see yesterday’s blog) and should stand up to anything the … Continue reading

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Cocoon — not the movie!

This is the most amazing, simplest idea.  Bought mine in Staples yesterday.  This will be perfect for any traveller or mobile user.  It will hold all your extra cords, plug chargers, SD card holders, USB keys, Internet keys, whatever. Bet … Continue reading

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8 Days To Go!

Pinch me, please!  I still can’t believe I’m retired, let alone going on a road trip to Colorado to work on a dig!  My backpack for the dig is all packed except for the camera and my clothing for the … Continue reading

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20 Days to Go!

Three weeks from tonight I’ll be at my first stop on my road trip to Colorado.  Lots of things to do around the house before heading out:  kitchen floor, chess sets to finish, the tech room to rearrange, tidy, dust, … Continue reading

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Time Flies

I don’t know where the time has gone.  A familiar saying but so often true.  My brother is home from his singing tour of England and I’m on my way home.  A little detour:  I had to take two boxes … Continue reading

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Looking Back

One of the really neat things about travelling home to your roots is the opportunity to meet up with folks you haven’t seen for a long time.  I did this yesterday at a Swiss Chalet in Ancaster and had a … Continue reading

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