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Made the Frankfurt-Portland Flight

Barely… Again. Last year it was the crazy drive from Essen to Franfurt with five of us in a small car with bags stacked to our noses. This year it was a dela...

At the Dusseldorf Airport

Bags checked in fine - no weight issues but all three bags I checked were about 24 kilos each. I guess I fit within the 1-2 kilo grace range. We had some goo...

Fair is Over

I’m sitting here in Carey’s bathroom while Carey, Linda, Lorna, and Erik work on packing our various leftovers (not many!) and acquisitions into our return l...

Day 4 Begins

I managed to be just inside the main entrance in hall 12 (I forgot the cash box key in the hotel room) when the fair opened today - wow, what a crazy scene. ...