Yep home for 54 hours at least. What a great trip - had such a good time. The trip back was pretty good and both flights left on time and arrived early - perfect! The bus stop in Raleigh was a bit exciting with a fight starting up and four cop cars arriving. I beat a retreat into a nearby Irish pub for a coffee (yep was good - figured I needed my wits about me) until the (once an hour) bus came. See I am cheap and for two dollars I could take the local bus out to the airport rather than $16 for a shuttle or (gasp) $35 for a taxi. With my crazy lifestyle I have to cut corners somehow. The bus ride was fine and I'd do it again in a heartbeat. Getting off at the airport was a bit tricky as I stupidly got off the back of the bus that had steps (the front didn't) and with my bad knees I had to put my suitcase out first and it rolled a bit under the bus. I had visions of the bus driving over it but a kind lady held the door open while I retrieved my suitcase.
Of course being on eastern seaboard time I was wide awake at 5 a.m. this morning - I will no doubt be dragging my ass by 8 pm tonight if not sooner.
All my pictures are uploaded to the computer and tomorrow's project is to buy a new UV filter.
There wasn't as much snow as I had thought there would be - bonus! But looking forward to this weekend.
THE ticket was waiting in my mailbox - woo hoo. Paul and Ringo here I come! Wonder if they are as excited to see me as I am to see them. Somehow I doubt it - oh well. It is a 'variety' show so to speak (benefit concert for promoting meditation) with other artists including Sheryl Crowe (snore) and Donovan (yes! - okay I am stuck in the 60's - so sue me...) but Paul is the headliner and here's hoping he and Ringo share the stage at some point. Two Beatles on one stage - yee haw! I expect those boys to ROCK AND ROLL - yeah they're old but they still have it - esp. Paul. And I plan to boogy my ass off - and hopefully I won't need a hip or knee replacement when I get back!