Monday, May 29, 2006

Upgrade My Vacation

It's time to gear up for the summer travel season, and also time to plan for the onslaught of the leisure traveler. I decided to spend the traditional kickoff travel weekend at home. With the increased fuel prices, and decreased availability of flights and other transportation, it seems like this is one of the smarter decisions of the day. I did, however, spend some of this weekend planning my travel escapades for the next several weeks. Experiencing the world of the leisure traveler with all of the perks of the business traveler is really fun. I wouldn't want to do it any other way. Later.

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Out Of Practice

I returned to the world of the road warrior this past week, and found that starting over really isn't all it's cracked up to be. I returned to the warm greetings of the TSA in San Diego, who decided that it was time for my regular flogging. I got the pat down treatment, and it was a tad too up-close and personal for my taste. I had forgotten the nature of my business, and planned the Minneapolis trip to get a two-week advance purchase fare. Unfortunately, I had a last-minute change that required me to stop for a meeting in Chicago. Then I forgot my MP3 player, which really wasn't something I used to use a lot. However, I really missed it on this trip. It was unseasonably cold in Minneapolis and Central Wisconsin for some reason, but despite that, I believe I had a successful trip. I probably should never have given this up... I think it's time to plan the next adventure.