By this time tomorrow, we will be on our way to the Netherlands for a week-long bacchanal of cheese, beer, wooden clogs, and hanging out with our non-Ookie sister. We don’t normally go places we have to fly to; in fact, the last airplane trip we took had Dallas as our destination. We had a fantastic time on that vacation, and brought back many marvelous memories of the sites we saw, like the Texas Star:
An unexpected benefit of our Dallas trip is that we now get to be inordinately excited every time we recognize a location in our neverending summer marathon of “Walker, Texas Ranger”:
So what we’re hoping for our vacation this week is that two years from now we’ll be able to scream “we’ve been there!” while snapping freeze-frame pictures of our television during a summerlong marathon of “Walker, Netherlands Ranger”.