Monthly Archives: June 2010

Bloomsburg to New Stanton: May 30, 2010

After the wedding, we were all exhausted, so we all managed to sleep in nicely, even the Wee Boatswain. (Thank you!) We decided to skip the hotel’s breakfast in order to pack and make it to the post-wedding breakfast by … Continue reading

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Bloomsburg, PA: The Wedding: May 29, 2010

The wedding is at one of those little Pennsylvania churches–stone, stained glass, no AC, fans in the pew pockets. Granuaile gets bored with the fan after a flap or two, but when I try to use it, she swipes it from … Continue reading

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Bloomsburg, PA: May 29, 2010

Not quite sure how Granuaile managed to sleep through the Wee Boatswain’s 5Am wakeup, the subsequent diapering, feeding, reswaddling, and shushing, but the poor girl was exhausted. Even WB went back to sleep and stayed there until 7:30. We were all … Continue reading

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Cleveland to Bloomsburg: May 28, 2010

Well, this is not where we intended to be at all. We were supposed to wake up in a creaky bed in a tiny condo overlooking Lake Chautauqua. We were supposed to have coffee on the minuscule porch with the … Continue reading

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Columbus to Chautauqua–Wait, No, Cleveland: May 27, 2010

The plan was this: Cap’n Pea would spend the afternoon packing the cooler and some sundry bags, then loading the car. I would get off work (4PM), drive home (20 mins), get everyone pottied, then be on the road again … Continue reading

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We are the Pirates (the Mighty, Mighty Pirates)

When my daughter was 5 months in utero, she went on her first trip. My husband and I traveled to Ireland, flying into Shannon and driving up the western coast as far as Westport in County Mayo. Even then, we had … Continue reading

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Does the World Really Need Another Travel Blog?

Probably not. (crickets) Oh, you’re still here? Well, um…OK. I was brought up with the grand tradition of trip diaries, in fact, on a trip was the only time I ever kept a diary. My mother’s, which she wrote in … Continue reading

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