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Entries from April 27th, 2009

Travel in a Time of Epidemic

April 27th, 2009 · Comments Off on Travel in a Time of Epidemic · Destinations, Experience






A year ago we arrived at Hong Kong International Airport on our way to Bali.  As we headed to the transfer area, we were stopped.  A security official put a device to my daughter’s forehead and pressed a trigger.  She looked at the result, nodded and waved us through.  Hong Kong saw the brunt of […]






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Airline executives: Look at what Gulf Air is doing

April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on Airline executives: Look at what Gulf Air is doing · Misc






Nannies in the Sky!   According to its website, “Gulf Air offers a free service dedicated to young travellers, the Sky Nanny.”  From departure gate to disembarkcation, Gulf Air will provide a Nanny to help you and entertain your kids while you get a break.  And it says FREE!! We would like to visit the Middle […]






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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? …

April 16th, 2009 · Comments Off on Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? … · Destinations






Brown Bear, Brown Bear, what do you see? …
… the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art staring back at me.
This museum changed how I look at picture books (which as the parent of a toddler, I do a lot.)











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Five reasons you know you toddler is a seasoned traveler

April 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Five reasons you know you toddler is a seasoned traveler · Experience






Five reasons you know you toddler is a seasoned traveler
They cry as you deplane because they want to keep flying. (Everyone around you breathes a sigh of relief that the crying waited until the end of the flight.)











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Welcome to Hartford, CT.

April 6th, 2009 · Comments Off on Welcome to Hartford, CT. · Misc






We moved. From the San Francisco Bay Area to Hartford, CT. This is why my blog has been static for the past three months.











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