Back when I was in elementary school, there was one Apple computer in the building. There were two games for it: Lemonade Stand and the Oregon Trail. Only the gifted and talented group could use the computer (yes, I was, thanks) and the six of us would have played these games forever if we could have.
Today I embark on my own Oregon trail, hopefully one without dysentery, starvation or being washed way in a river. I’m meeting a group of dear friends who I’ve known through my various online games for years. I did this two years ago in Southern California and had a blast. This year we’re getting together in Portland.
Things I want to see on this trip:
I’m at the Philly airport now. My flight leaves at 7:23 and connects in Salt Lake City. I’m there for 2 hours or so. I didn’t sleep last night, so that I’ll be able to pass out on the plane and hopefully miss the time change shift. We’ll see how that goes.
And I discovered that navel rings do not trip the airport metal detectors in Philly. Because you were all dying to know that.