No-driving weekend

August 31, 2001

i’m back, and already it feels like i never left. to get home from the airport on tuesday, i took the 90 to the 405 to the 10 to the 110 to the 101. hello, freeways. i didn’t miss you at all.

the weekend was near perfect: a lot of sitting and talking and drinking and eating and walking and shopping and sleeping and breathing, slowly. a lot of remember whens and i can’t believes. a lot of introductions and nice to meet yous. old friends, new friends and my

little big brother.

on monday afternoon, i lay atop a hill overlooking seattle, with my satchel as my pillow, the sunshine warming my face and no place i had to be. and that, my dear, is vacation.


pasalubongs brought home:
eeyore pez dispensers: 2
vivace dolce blend espresso: 1/2 lb
plastic hyena figurine: 1
hello kitty lip candy tin: 2
smoked salmon: 1 lb.

fun things acquired:
leopard print slap bracelet: 1
peter, paul & mary cd: 1
copy of resonance magazine: 1
packets of herbs for tea: 3
cocktail mermaids: 4
travel-size bottles: 3
handmade books: 3
olympus d-500L digital camera(!): 1

things i learned:
geese have enormously long tongues.
i have become extremely battery dependent.
izone photos are best in low light.
i am the way i am largely because of my brother.


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