Have DSlR, Will Travel

This past week marked my first major trip 1 with my DSLR. The extra baggage forced me to re-think my packing, as I had to check a bag. The question is, “Was it worth it?” The trip in question took me out to Portland, Oregon for my national denomination’s Biennial Conference. It was my first…

Up In The Air

I remember the first time I saw the clouds through an airplane window. When I was in fifth grade my family decided, spur of the moment, to join my grandparents in Florida over our Spring break. We packed our bags in the darkness of the early morning and headed to the airport. It wasn’t my…

By way of the train

I hate driving. In fact, if I could convince my family, I’d happily skip every interstate possible when we are traveling on vacation1. I don’t care about “getting there fast.” I care about “getting there non-stressed.” What good is rushing around if I’m a basket case when I arrive? I will tolerate flying. I don’t…

Off We Go (Take One?)

Well, I’m in Philadelphia Airport hoping my flight actually gets out today.  I got up at five this morning and checked to see if my flight was delayed or cancelled, but it was still showing as being on time.  Unfortunately, Denver has now been upgraded to a blizzard warning.  Oh boy, my first time travelling…