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Leaving Hawaii

January 28, 2016


  Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Hawaii, where she had the rewarding experience of spending many hours in airports and on planes, contemplating the human race.  At the Kona Airport, which is designed to look like a Hawaiian Village, rather than anything affording transportation, the gates were mere suggestions. LBL’s boarding […]

How to Tell if You are in Washington State or Washington, DC.

September 7, 2011


                                                                        (Thanks to Tim Knight!) Seattle is located in Washington State, about as far away from Washington, DC as is humanly possible.  But, because the word Washington sounds an awful lot like the word Washington, there are a lot of tourists who ask the DC Visitors Center how far they are from the Pacific Ocean […]