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Tuesday, June 01, 2010

It's Bustin' Out All Over.....


June is, that is. Well, I am too.....and if this tradition continues of snacking in the evenings, it's not going to be pretty. The new blog header picture has sort of become tradition around these parts. It's from my buddy Kelly's blog....Rambling Along in Life. Kelly took the pic in his neighborhood a few years back and posts it every June to celebrate PRIDE around the world. This is typically the beginning of gay Pride festivals worldwide...many during the month of June including Portland's which we'll be actively integrated in this year.

The long and winding road will be ahead of us on Thursday when we motor from Portland to Boise on one of our most favorite drives. The trip takes us down I-84 through the Columbia River Gorge, past some of the nation's largest wind turbine farms, along the same route as the settlers of old traversed on the Oregon Trail, and into my home state of Idaho. We love road trips, especially after spending much of our lives dressed up as air hostesses and playing airplane. It's my mom's 80th birthday on Friday. I told her in a card recently that I've run out of good, positive adjectives for her. She is quite the Mom. I wish I were only half the woman she is. No, seriously, even half the woman.

And so, I'm off an running today -- get the tire inflation checked on the Kia Soul Ghost, cart Mommy-Dearest-In-Law to the doctor, fly a Las Vegas turn tomorrow morning, pack, get Mason's overnight back loaded up, place my online order for our new flight attendant uniforms set to debut next January, and trim my nose and ear hairs. It's going to be a busy few days.

10 comments:

Ryan said...

i need to get with u about the bear thing kadin was talking about it i think he wants to go. ill shoot u an email.

kisses!

Rob Inukshuk said...

Sounds like a busy time, but then summer ought to be and you're gonna have such fun.

anne marie said...

that IS a lovely drive. have a good time...don't let the rednecks get ya down!

Cubby said...

My hubby Greg saw the Columbia River Gorge as a teen and still talks about it. It made an impression on him! He keeps saying we need to head out to the PNW and spend a few weeks. Dunno if that will happen any time soon, but I'm all for it.

Have fun on your trip next weekend.

christopherc said...

Sounds like a grand few days that will exhaust you guys. Have fun!

LSL said...

Happy pride month! Have a nice trip home for your Mom's birthday :)

Ur-spo said...

safe journey to you both !

Lemuel said...

Have a most pleasant journey!

Stephen said...

You are such a good son!
Have a good & safe drive. The trip through the Gorge is always a treat!
I am looking foreard to you, Lover Boy & Mason stopping by for a drink soon.

CJ/Rick said...

I've been to Weiser 3 times in this month. Damn it can be hot up there. I had no idea.
Best wishes to your Mom and to you and B and lil M for a safe trip. Enjoy the new ride.