Saturday, January 31, 2015
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015
If the layout looks familiar, that's because it was formerly an Embassy Suites. It's a perfectly decent spot to hole up until we return our rental car at a ghastly morning hour and board a 6:20 a.m. flight for Houston. No doubt another bout of jet lag awaits us in the Pacific Time Zone.
Posted by Kathy and Brian at 2:45 PM
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015
In which we get together with friends and fellow travelers,in two different Florida locations, all within 24 hours, thanks to Facebook...
Bol and Sue visited us at home just about a month ago at the beginning of a mammoth trip with one of their daughters, her husband, and two children. Their trip has included a cruise to South America, a couple of weeks in Florida, and much more.
Lo and behold, they're almost driving past our Tampa airport hotel on the way to yet one more attraction, so they stop by for a quick visit.
Next Brendan, another member of Flyertalk whom we also first met over eight years ago at our first "Oz Fest" in Melbourne, Australia, comments that he's going to be visiting with his sister (also a Facebook friend of Brian) and her husband, who are spending a month in a condo in... Naples!
It's only a 30-minute drive from Tom's place, and he's at work, so we drive over and enjoy an exceptionally pleasant lunch with them at The Dock, a fun joint right on the water.
Yes, it's a small world sometimes.
Posted by Kathy and Brian at 12:13 PM
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
We're sitting in the bar having a late burger dinner.
We had breakfast in the first flight but only the infamous United snack basket for the 6:00 p.m. two-hour flight from IAD to Tampa - in First!
Kathy did scrounge a second bag of Cape Cod potato chips; that's what we call exploiting the system on UA.
This hotel upgraded us to a huge street. It's maybe just a
Posted by Kathy and Brian at 6:53 PM