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Don’t Throw Mama from the Train 

Hello. I’m back after a little break. Things got a little heated with my last post and I’m honest enough to admit it made me uncomfortable. I’ve also been a little busy with Blondie getting ready to graduate and start her new life in Washington DC and the bride and groom exchanging their newlywed status for that of new parents. That’s right! I’m going to be a grandma come this September. Of course, I’m too young and cool (ok…wacky) to be called Grandma so I’ll be known as Lulu. It fits, right? Mr. B is adorable and has chosen Pop-Pop as his grandfather “handle”. We are very excited about all the good things that are happening in our family.

That said, today’s post will be one of several as I  write about my current adventure.  I am sitting next to Blondie, and across from my mother, on Amtrak’s Adirondack train en route to Montreal, Canada. I’m taking my mother there for a few days to celebrate her 70th birthday. It’s a 9 hour train ride from Poughkeepsie to Canada and costs about $120 round trip. We are loaded with water, sandwiches, chips, cookies and other goodies. I’ve also brought a book, a deck of cards and my iPhone. I’m posting now because I understand the wifi gets bad after Saratoga. See you all when we arrive in Montreal! 

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  1. Dennis Ashley says:

    That was quick! Have a wonderful trip!

  2. Barbara says:

    Sounds like a great trip! Have fun! Take pictures!

  3. Tracey says:

    Enjoy…..And please don’t throw Momma from the train.

  4. Cindi Cerrato says:

    So happy you are back, yours is my favourite read!

  5. Carol Sadowski says:

    Sounds like a great time. Have fun Laura.

  6. Marla says:

    Wow! Have a fun trip. I have to say that your mom totally deserves this trip! Love you all…… Grandma Marla from Cali……. ??

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