I should’ve ridden…

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I’m on the other side of Critical Mass this Friday. it’s going to rain, right?

Michigan Ave giveaways

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The nice thing about walking Michigan Ave in summer: free stuff! This time it’s an M&M ice cream bar. Which I am enjoying in Starbucks.

London: Upper Class!

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The ultimate upgrade: upper class on Virgin. I was just bumped up. Who knew £150 would get me so far.

London: Upgrading

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I was approached in the check-in queue for an upgrade to premium economy. Even if the agency wouldn’t spring, I couldn’t handle another eight hours crammed in a back-breaking position. So I did it. I’ll fall asleep now.

London: We need this in Chicago!

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And i’m on the lovely Heathrow Express. I imagine this is what Daley wants from Washington Station to O’Hare. Not cheap, but it sure is faster than the tube the whole way. And posh, too.

London: Mind the gap; I’m going home

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Just waiting for the Bakerloo Line at Waterloo Station. It’s the same damp air, but with wider trains and understandable communications loudspeaker.

London: Last night in London

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I’m just outside the hotel waiting for folks on our last night in London. I cannot wait to be home, though I have had a lot of fun. I love this place!

Returning the Prius

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Instead of returning the car last night I thought it would be a good idea to return it this morning. I should’ve thought about that before I decided. Still it was a quick and pleasant ride. Only used about 3 gallons in the car so, for 120 miles, that’s not bad. Had I more time with the car I would’ve been able to get that higher. Now that I know what B does.. 🙂