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Drinking Like Babies: the Family Hotel Room

As someone who was scared of the dark for as long as I can remember, I loved going to bed on family trips, with the family sleeping together. My sister and I shared a bed, which we didn’t do at … Continue reading

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My Dad, who is not a Pirate

This is my dad. He loves jam, tea, and little pastries. He loves A Prairie Home Companion, jokes about Lutherans, and pickle relish. He loves to pretend he doesn’t like cats. He loves rural county fairs, Jerome K. Jerome, and … Continue reading

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Packing List: Bloomsburg, PA: May 2010

Bloomsburg Packing List: May 27-31, 2010, 4 days/4 nights I always write a packing list as a Google doc in the days leading up to a trip. That way, I can add things from any computer, whenever I think of … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh (Duquesne Incline) to Columbus: May 31, 2010

My girl is not good at sharing a bed. Thrashing, turning, and kicking, she made for a rough night. In addition, I had a horrible nightmare about her drowning the Wee Boatswain. Upon waking, she was ready to go swimming … Continue reading

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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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