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A few last sights in Boston...
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

I was so uncomfortable with this digital camera that I really didn't take as many pictures as I should have. I even once caught myself holding it up to my eye to frame the photo! LOL!! Here are my last pictures from Boston. The Old North Ch... Read more
Boston Common & the Boston Public Gardens
Sunday, September 06, 2009      1 comments

On one of the few trips out on my own I went up to the Boston Common and Boston Public Gardens and took these shots: ... Read more
The Milner Hotel... in Boston's Theater District
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

The Milner is a great and cozy hotel. It is clean, has a lot of character, and great service. It was perfectly located for me within a couple blocks of the "T" and the start of the Independence Trail! I checked into a room with a twin bid a... Read more
Photos from the train trip East ... part 3
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

Having left Minneapolis-St Paul, and heading towards Milwaukee... I took these: ... Read more
Photos from the train trip East... pt 2
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

More pictures from the trip East: These first few are of the Mississippi as we head towards Minneapolis-St Paul ... Read more
Photos from the train trip East
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

The following pictures are from my trip on the Eastbound Empire Builder. These first few are from the Glacier National Park in Montana: ... Read more
September 5 - Saturday - 3 pm
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

Finally! Back home in Washington State! Home Sweet Home. At last! A decent size bathroom - and my very own shower. First things first, I made sure my puppies remember me. (Yay! They did!) But when my attention returned to my bathroom, I dis... Read more
September 4 - Friday - 6 pm Montana Time
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

Just back from dinner. I had the steak again. We are still hours away from White Fish. I really can't wait to be home - with my own reasonably sized bathroom - and my puppies. I sure hope they remember me. I'm a little overheated. I always ... Read more
September 4 - Friday - 11:53 am Montana (or N Dakota) Time
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

Only one more time zone to home. I decided to be pretty isolated today. So I didn't venture up to the dining car for breakfast or lunch. So I tried finishing my crossword puzzles. I finished the one from the Sun-Times, but I'm still working on t... Read more
September 3 - Thursday - 8:40 pm Minnesota Time
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

All dressed for bed and the bed is down. Just got back from from a surprisingly good dinner. Surprising because I ended up sitting next to a 4-year old just up from his nap! I really expected it to be terrible. But the kid only really got cranky... Read more
September 3 - Thursday - 2 pm Chicago Time
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

Just got on the Empire Builder at Chicago. WHEW!! We arrived at Union Station about an hour late. I checked into the Metro Lounge and then went out in search of a newspaper and lunch. I found a place advertising "Ribs" that also had beer battere... Read more
September 3 - Thursday - 8 am Ohio Time
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

What an experience last night! We stopped in Rensaeller-Albany at around 5 or 6 pm and ended up waiting until after 8 pm for the NYC section of the train to show up! Its engine apparently broke down and had to wait until a new engine was sent do... Read more
September 2 - Wednesday - 2:20 pm Massachusetts time
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

We have just left Springfield, Mass - and finished lunch. I had a nice light salad with asparagus. It must be a local delicacy because I was faced with it last night at Trevor and Amanda's at dinner. We also had ice cream with raspberries and ch... Read more
September 1 - Tuesday - Boston
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

I woke up reasonably well today. My calves are still really stiff. I did manage to get downstairs and partake of the continental breakfast. While watching the local news I saw that a Piper Cub airplane had to make an emergency landing on the fre... Read more
August 31 - Monday - Boston
Sunday, September 06, 2009      1 comments

I woke up and started moving VERY slowly today. I didn't even make it down for the Continental Breakfast. My calves ached so, so bad! I think they've gotten shorter. Way, way shorter. I know it's bad when my calves hurt worse than my hips or my ... Read more

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