First day, first time in Boston. We like to get our bearings in tourist cities by hopping on a trolley and doing a loop before we just start walking. So the first thing we did was grab our “I’m a tourist” sticker. Our trolley included a ride out into Boston Harbor where they show you … Continue reading
Dinner and a Plan
We’re here. Good free WiFi at the Holiday Inn Express and cookies. Membership has its privileges, although I think the cookies are for everyone. Great meal tonight, I mean seriously yummy, at the East Side Bar & Grille. (http://eastsidebarandgrille.com/) Walking distance from our hotel, and the place the desk clerk seems to send everyone to, but … Continue reading
What to Expect in Boston?
Good takeoff. Briget is writing a post and I am screwing around with my phone. Just remembered to turn off my morning work alarm, whew! It has been nearly a year since our last (epic month in England) trip. For Boston we have a purpose, the Ig Nobel Awards, but we look forward to the … Continue reading
Fate and the TSA
For some years now, my darling husband has been a target of the TSA. Even though he looks like an average guy; somehow he is always chosen without any fail to proceed through further examination of some type . Perhaps it is because he is not so average. A guy who is comfortable in pleated … Continue reading
Off to the Ig’s!
Per our standard flight routine I just got to sit down after the ‘extra secure’ TSA screening. It is nice to be loved. We are sitting in departures for Jet Blue at Tampa International Airport waiting for our first flight to Boston. Part of our bungalow house is being dismantled by contractors while we are … Continue reading