Eau de Parfum

It came from Kaufmann’s. Estée Lauder. She left it on the high dresser, just out of my reach. When Grandma was getting ready to go someplace nice she would let me squeeze the end, sending a mist of fragrant bubbles into the air. Only one spray, maybe two. We won’t get a new bottle until […]

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Honeymoon Diaries: Day 5

Friday, December 1st: We were determined to get breakfast at the buffet, so we had some coffee in the room and then headed down at 9:30. As we got closer, we noticed that the chains were up, meaning that we had once again missed our breakfast opportunity. Although the snack bar isn’t bad, having it […]

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Honeymoon Diaries: Day 4

Thursday, November 30th: Thomas surprised me by making coffee in the tiny pot in our room. I heard once that airline attendants use hotel coffee pots to clean their underwear if they are stuck somewhere over night, but I highly doubt they would be staying here. Anyway, the coffee is actually quite good. We sat […]

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Honeymoon Diaries: Day 3

Wednesday, November 29th: I woke up after having a dream about popcorn. The obsession is real. Item number one on the agenda was a massage. We walked over to the spa and was immediately refused for our $100 bill. We walked back to the front desk to get the bills exchanged and headed over again. […]

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Honeymoon Diaries: Day 2

Tuesday November 28th: Our hotel room phone rang suddenly at 8:43am. It was Perla, our representative for the transportation service. She wanted to remind of us of a meeting at 9:30 so that we could schedule our transportation for our departure. She showed us some options for excursions- zip lining and dune buggies, swimming in […]

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Honeymoon Diaries: Day 1

Monday November 27th: Travel Day. We left the house for Pittsburgh International at 2:30am. I had about 3 hours of sleep on the couch, Thomas stayed up and played Rocket League. I could hear the occasional goal score by Thomas’s screams of joy toward the computer. We had no trouble getting to the airport or […]

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