Fall Arrives in Seattle

I got out of bed this morning with a real craving for nature. Maybe it was the golden cast of the fall light across our suburban neighborhood, maybe it was a hangover the bright lights of New York City, maybe it was the last three days spent blurry and wrapped in the gooey cellophane of …
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“Unscheduled Landing”

Now that I’m on the ground in Midtown with a big bottle of water, two little bottles of scotch, and a medium sized deli sandwich, I can tell you that it wasn’t scary at all. Really. A nuisance? Unsettling? Sure. But scary? In spite of all the safety crew and firemen around our plane, I …
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Traveler’s To Do List

Charge camera batteries Empty CF cards Check Seat Guru for bad seats Check in for outbound flight on line Print boarding pass Gather contact phone numbers including 800 numbers for airlines Update the iPod Set the alarm clock Leave itinerary with at least two people Check weather at destination Gather creature comforts for the flight: …
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