Greetings from Portland, Oregon! Well, almost. I’m currently blogging probably from northern California on the smallest plane known to man.
I was lucky and got cut early last night so I got home around 11:30, finished packing, and didn’t get a wink of sleep! I had my alarm set for 4:00AM because we had a car service coming to get us at 4:45. Our flight was supposed to leave at 6:59 but kept getting delayed. We hung out in the airport and I had an egg and cheese on a multi grain bun. It hit the spot! Food was the only thing keeping me awake at that point.
Eventually, we boarded and took off around 8:00AM. Being that Joe and I didn’t sit together, it wasn’t an interesting flight. Had he sat next to me, I’m sure I would have been annoyed. He doesn’t handle long flights very well. We’ll leave it at that.
We arrived at LAX around 10:30 and headed to the nearest bar while waiting for our connecting flight.
We each downed two bloody mary’s. Always a great start to a vacation!
Joe had a cheese whiz tongue. Not the best nacho’s I’ve ever had, for sure.
We were starving so an immediate picture was the last thing on my mind. No worries though, you still get a good idea of the cheese whiz factor on these nachos.
Oh yeah, this is Carrie and Tony! They’re our Oregon vacation partners. Carrie worked for Joe since before I met him, and she is now my boss at the new restaurant.
You’ll be seeing a whole lot of them the next few days on the blog!
One diet coke and a package of peanut MnMs later, we were on our flight to Portland.
We had some pretty awesome views from the plane.
Joe and I continued to drink and enjoyed some red wine spritzers.
I started to get sleepy but Joe was very occupied by Angry Birds.
By far the longest travel day, ever. We spent about 12 hours today getting to Portland, but it’s so worth it. I can’t wait to get to the Rogue Brew Pub tonight!