I was not able to make any blog posts while we were on vacation as I had originally planned. I think that is a good thing. We had a wonderful time in Puerto Vallarta and quite an interesting drive from Portland down to Dallas. The high point, believe it or not, was that our car broke down in La Grande, Oregon. I was absolutely amazed at the kindness of the people in that town. The AAA guy that helped us organize our response to the breakdown, the tow truck driver, the hotel people at Howard Johnson’s that let us break the rules one night and keep our cats in our room, the Dodge dealership (Frontier Motors) that fixed the car–every one of them was just great. I was VERY impressed and glad to have an object lesson in the spirit of service for Kelly and Christian.
I will post photos of the vacation as soon as we have the computer hooked up in our apartment. The apartment is beautiful with an incredible view. We should have both electricity and internet service by today or tomorrow.