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lax-hnd rt all in $369, take that!

2012-05-20 - 9:12 a.m.

The hurricane season has crept in early, as Tropical Storm Alberto slipped in unpredicted and unannounced on Saturday. Nothing worse than a hurricane season that starts early and just won't quit, a la 2003, 2004, and the ever-popular 2005.

Having been ****-blocked on all sides by various bureaucracies, I spent Saturday afternoon brooding and bitter. If I can't even GIVE AWAY my expertise for free, if I can't travel to see the glamorous Harpy Eagle at the nest, at least I can figure out why the supposed "trick it" deal everybody talked up on Friday wouldn't yield to my pitiful efforts at "search." Then, suddenly, I realized that I was looking for the wrong destination, and that the right destination was staring me right in the face since it was, yet again, Tokyo. After that, everything (almost everything) fell into place. I booked my ticket for $369...it should have been even cheaper but "they" wouldn't allow me to use DH's remaining $144 voucher. That's the almost part of almost everything fell into place. But I don't have to use that last chunk of change until Oct. 17 so I'll keep looking for a way to cash that out. I'm sure I'll think of something.

Tee hee.

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