Category Archive: vacation

Jul 13 2009

Random Vacation Photo: Weeds

Prickly Pear and Sinagua ruins at Montezuma’s Well Barrel Cactus at Tuzigoot My ex-step aunt moved to the Seattle area for a few years. One day, the neighbor found her busily digging up ferns in the vacant lot near their houses. “What are you doing?” he asked. “I’m going to line the driveway with ferns.” …

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Jul 08 2009

Random Vacation Photo: A Pen for NP

Sea pens at Monterey Bay Aquarium: I knew NP would delight in them. They even look like they’re writing!

Jul 06 2009

Random Vacation Photo: Trauma Queen

I am, at long last, finally getting the billions of vacation photos sorted through. Better late than never, right? And now I get to spring some of the outtakes upon you, in no particular order. Here’s my little Trauma Queen, holding on to Mom for dear life at Slide Rock: You can’t see it in …

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Jun 19 2009

I Need Another Vacation

You day people don’t know how lucky you’ve got it. I’ve still not convinced my body we need to shift back to a night schedule after 17 days of days. For instance, I took my tired self to bed for a nap night before last, and slept in my clothes for 11 hours. Last night, …

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Jun 16 2009

Vacation Update: Headed Home

This vacation has been roughly 90 bajillion times more chaos than I expected. I haven’t touched a computer in days. I even forgot to call my best friend, which is pretty pathetic considering how many years we’ve been holding a Saturday conversation. It’s kinda hard to remember to call your best friend on Saturday when …

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Jun 10 2009

Vacation Update: ZOMG

Yes, my darlings, I’m still alive. Between friends, family, favorite places, and fighting with electronics, I haven’t had time to post. You have my deepest apologies. We’ll be catching up soon. Believe me when I say I have plenty to show you. But in the meantime, here’s a taste of what’s to come: Believe it …

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Jun 07 2009

Catblogging: Vacation Edition

Alas, my darlings, I’m exhausted, so no proper vacation blogging tonight, either. The good news is, I can finally hook my machine in through my parents’ internet, which means I have easy access to my photos. U can haz kittehs. When we stopped at Slide Rock, it was a bit too hot to leave Misha …

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Jun 05 2009

Vacation Report: Big Hole in the Ground

Well, my darlings, here they are at last: ye olde Grand Canyon photos. The big hole in the ground’s pretty spectacular when you haven’t seen it in person for over 15 years. This geologically-inclined native ran around like a kid in a candy store all day. Alas, I’m no good at recognizing formations, so you’ll …

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Jun 03 2009

Vacation Report: Home Sweet Home

And by home, I mean Flagstaff, o’ course. Look, I love Washington state, I adore Seattle, but Flagstaff is where I grew up. It’s my city. And I’m thrilled to be back here for a nice, long visit. Today was mostly an intensive travel day to get here, so there’s a lot of shots from …

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Jun 02 2009

Vacation Report: The Kitteh Stays Home While We Have an Adventure

We spent the morning at Monterey Aquarium while the cat played queen of her domain at the hotel. Eventually, if it turned out reasonably well, I’ll have video of some actual otters for you. In the meantime, I’ve got fishies: And a crab: The little guy staring directly at the camera came rushing over and …

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