Christmas morning at the B&B was wonderful. The breakfast was delicious, we were each given a stocking with various goodies inside, and we pulled Christmas crackers to find little numbered instruments inside, with which we valiantly tried to play several Christmas songs.
We left Chicago on the afternoon of the 23rd. Our flights were ticketed through to Kona, but our first flight out of O’Hare took us to Oklahoma City overnight, which was a bit of hassle when having our bags tagged properly. The airport was hopping, but once we sorted out our bags we sailed through TSA Pre-check and were lucky enough to both be upgraded for our short flight. OKC was a fairly small airport, and the shuttle for our hotel (Hyatt Place) arrived promptly. The hotel employees were very friendly and helpful, and arranged for the shuttle to take us to our flight the next morning at 4:30am, despite the normal operating hours starting at 5. We headed right next door to the hotel for dinner at San Marcos, a local Mexican chain, and ended up having a fabulous dinner. Continue reading “Traveling to Warmer Climes”
Scrolling through iPhoto, I’m reminded of so much from the last decade. It’s a little overwhelming, contemplating all the changes in my life. So I’ll pick another easy topic for this morning: travel. Continue reading “My Fourth Decade of Travel”