Chris Walsh (chris_walsh) wrote,
Chris Walsh


Closer to flying to Pi-Con I come...

I decided this afternoon to do a "test run" of how I'll likely go to the airport next week. Not a necessary trip, except maybe psychologically: to remind myself that YEP I'LL BE TRAVELING SOON. (I Can Has Transit! It's been a year since I've taken a serious vacation.) I'd also decided to check with JetBlue in person about their baggage guidelines: can I get away with my backpack being a personal item and my suitcase being my carry-on? The answer is either "yes" or "no, you'll have to pay a 20-buck fee to carry on the backpack," but either answer means I can bring my backpack, and that makes packing simpler. I hope not to check anything, is the thing.

So I got out of the apartment, and the ride via the bus and the Max to the airport was a good reading opportunity, plus a good people-watching opportunity. Things went fine. I knew they would, but I think I needed to know-know. Y'know? So the airport's still there, and the ways of reaching the airport are still there, and now I know JetBlue flies out of Terminal E, and maybe I can go to Good Dog/Bad Dog while at the airport waiting for my flight. (Edit: I checked. That restaurant closes at 9 p.m., and I have a midnight flight. Maybe I'll go to that restaurant when I get back to Portland. I like Good Dog/Bad Dog from the days when there was a branch in downtown. I take my meat-eating seriously.)

Wow, a week from tomorrow and I go...

And to brag on myself (sometimes), I'm proud that I got a quick and nice "thank you" e-mail from Rick Emerson over being impressed enough with his "Emerson address" to transcribe it.
Tags: peregrinations, portland

  • George Floyd

    George Floyd should still be alive. Officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd. We had video proof. We've had over ten months of protest, much of…

  • Would I enjoy it?

    I'm a fairly basic eater. For a few days I was more basic because on Saturday the 10th, I chomped the end of my tongue. Bad scratch. It didn't bleed…

  • Trying to end blog constipation! Also, feelings, ugh.

    Yeah. That was a week of me not blogging. Whatever blogging I might have done during that time would probably have been really repetitive. I haven't…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.