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Volcano Day: Tai Mo Shan

Volcano Day: Tai Mo Shan

Tai Mo Shan is no fancy, Hawaii-style volcano. Actually, Chip’s mom has lived nearly her whole life at Tai Mo Shan and never knew it was volcanic in the least.

Oh Berle, I’m gonna miss you!!

This time tomorrow I’ll be on a plan to Detroit, then on to HK. It’s true, there are nonstop flights to Hong Kong from Detroit, of all places. Probably the doing of some flight-planner guy for Delta Airlines who lives in Detroit was in love with a gal who lives in Hong Kong. I say … Continue reading

Last beach day!

Last beach day!

This time tomorrow we’ll be checkin’ out of ol’ Oceanside Beach Resort. Actually, they shouldn’t call it a “resort”. More like Oceanside Basic Motel. No more scallops salad and tuna tartar from the Gig Shack on Main St.: No more Beach Berlin:

Waking up to Berlin in New York

Waking up to Berlin in New York

This was what I opened my eyes to this morning: Look at this crazy rat! His name’s Berlin, but I call him “Berle”. Kind of an old-man name for a surprisingly-old teddy bear dog. (Or, if you prefer, lhasa Apso.)

Productive morning

I love visiting Evelyn because she goes out and gets BREAKFAST TACOS from Wheatsville Co-op. After breakfast we finally occupied (well, a-third-occupied) unit #2081 with everything I own.  Then came back home to this sight: