This week we are going on a little trek to Ohio and Pennsylvania, first to see John's family and then to attend Elizabeth's defense. Happy trips both. In Ohio, we'll be staying at a place that triples as a spa, a horse boarding locale, and a B & B. It's also dog friendly, and the woman who made our reservations seemed positively gleeful to be hosting two whippets. While we're there, we'll see most of John's immediate and nearly immediate family, throw tennis balls for Petey (John's mom's dog), eat Buena Vista fried chicken, and maybe squeeze in a hike or a run.
In PA, the only plans are to eat at India Pavilion--my all time favorite restaurant--, to attend E's defense, to drink at Whiskers, and then likely drink some more at a post-defense party hosted by Leisha and Jeff. And it may be a rumor, but Elizabeth's defense may also feature a guest appearance by a close likeness of a near-celebrity. Here's a hint: