Tag: serial

1.46 ‘X’ Marks The Spot

Clearing the cobwebs and remnants of subterfuge from my mind I studied the materials I’d brought with me – tablet, official map, an unaugmented map, camera, and a manilla envelope (filched from the front desk). I set to work. I decided that specificity was…

1.44 All Roads Lead To Rome

Sarah and Laney (and the boys) were sitting outside on the veranda sipping coffee when we returned. The three of us (and an amused plus two) headed straight into the dining room to snag our favorite flavor of danish before the breakfast bar closed. …

1.43 Dueling Conversations

(I make rectangular scones with bacon in the batter – when I make them.) Fortunately Wood and Beatrice didn’t require any conversational contributions from me when we left the Ranger Station. The Pink Lady is a Woman In White. Beatrice (holding the maps against…

1.42 Ranger Lade’s Pet Peeve

Ranger Lade did not appear to appreciate the interruption (which was a bit rich since I’d bet my eye teeth he’d been eavesdropping). With an eye roll, “Urban legend.” Beatrice looked up from her maps, cocking her head to one side, “Pink Lady? Worried…

1.34 Competative Hiking

(Maple Ginger Bacon Carrots with Sesame Seeds! This was one of the great side dish from this evening! And the only one which featured a sauce!) When I finally made the lobby, after a thrilling twilight boat ride, the front desk clerk informed me…

1.32 Whiplash

Piling the leftovers back into the box (we made quite a dent, and to my supreme joy – I would have hom bow for breakfast!). Unfortunately, our cleanup gave Wood the opening he needed for his own investigations… Wood (indignation coloring his tone): “Morticia! You…

1.30 Takeaway

(Teriyaki Salmon, Miso and California Rolls were the first items we unpacked! So Good!) Recalling my initial reaction to Sunny Valley Farm, I decided to wait until I got home before calling Sarah. Crashing the Princess due to distracted driving (i.e., Little Ben drives…