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One More Sleep

Yes, one more sleep until we leave for Ireland! We spent this morning cleaning the apartment, because who wants to come home to a mess? Then we took the beasts to the vet for boarding. After lunch, we went on our usual ride around on this lovely day and ended up at REI, where we bought RFID-blocking passport and credit card sleeves. We'll be ready to check in later this evening, once we return from... Read more →

Singing Cows and Oh, So Much Chocolate!

The weekend saga continues! We got up fairly early on Sunday -- mostly because none of us slept all that well -- and had breakfast in the hotel "bistro". The bistro was pretty much a souped up Starbucks stand, but the coffee and scones were good and the server was friendly. After breakfast, we checked out and headed back to Hershey to visit Chocolate World, the semi-free chocolate store in between Giant Center and HersheyPark.... Read more →


I've seen several Cirque du Soleil shows, starting in the late 80s. I have loved each and every one of them, too. Last Saturday, Sonnyeboy came up from Baltimore and the three of us took off for Hershey to see OVO at the Giant Center. Normally we see Hershey Bears hockey games there, but not this time. As is our habit, we arrived at 6:30, about an hour early, just as the doors opened. Half... Read more →