Month: July 2015
Upon taking Debbie’s advice, I ate at Saffron last night. Haven’t had goat in 14 years. It was terrible, clearly (see before and after photographs below).
Walla Walla Community College
Back at the Coffee Perk because I’m a creature of habit. I’m all checked out of the house, and it was a wonderful stay! On to Seattle in a few. So, more about yesterday. After rising and getting in a few hours of writing, I drove to Walla Walla Community College for a morning meeting…
So, I’m going to write about today tomorrow morning (tired and hungry). In the meantime, here is a photograph of yesterday’s dinner. It deserves its very own post.
More about yesterday.
After leaving the Coffee Perk yesterday (and now I’m back for more internet!) I walked around downtown Walla Walla for a while. There were wine tasting rooms everywhere I looked, literally. It (all the tasting rooms) was amazing. More amazing–I did not go in to any of them (at least not while downtown). Walked around…
I’ve written and mailed five postcards so far, and it’s only day three. No idea when I’ve done this last. It must have been over 15 years ago. Taking this as a sign of a good, (mostly) restful (pedagogical) vacation. Do you want a postcard? If you send me an email (amandaolatz[insertatsymbolhere]gmail.com) between now and…
A day of travel.
Yesterday began at 4:30 am (EST) and concluded 22 hours later. Flights were easy, but sleep eluded me. However, The Small Room by May Sarton kept me company, and there was the laptop, of course. I flew from Indy to San Francisco and from there to Portland. The Portland-bound plane had an “electrical issue,” which…
Here’s the travel map.
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Yes, I am taking a pedagogical vacation.
At first I thought I would drive my car (a 2003 Toyota Corolla with 131k miles) from Muncie, IN to Walla Walla, WA. There were two impetuses. One. In the summer of 2000, a college teammate and I drove 11k miles in 28 days–a big loop around the US–and I loved it. I wanted a…