Tuesday, November 10, 2009

For Business, Not Pleasure

I have been a bad blogger this week. Bad blogger bad. Because I have been traveling...and also because I was lazy. Hehe.

I sometimes travel for work. I was in Los Angeles yesterday. But I usually only stay for a day. So I don't really have time to do anything except eat, prepare for hearing, attend hearing, eat some more, and then travel home. I don't mind traveling. As long as it's not like every week. It's nice to get out of the office once in a while.

There are a lot of great things that come with traveling. Such as nice hotels, free food, new cities. But those are not my favorite things about traveling. Don't get me wrong. Those are nice perks. But my favorite thing is something simple. Something probably unexpected. The showers. Nice hotels always have those awesome shower heads that are perfectly pressurized. Taking showers in hotels are relaxing and soothing...kinda like a massage.

I realize just now that that may have sounded dirty. Well, it wasn't! Get your mind out of the gutter!

My second favorite thing is Starbucks Cafe Mocha. Hmmm...yum. They cost about $4.50, which is completely outrageous. But not so bad when I am not paying for it. I have to get it at least once when I am traveling. It completes me.

My mom asked me not too long ago if I've been to every city in the US yet. Uh, Mom, there is like a million cities in the US. Okay, maybe not a million. But there are a lot! It'll be impossible. I've only been to a few. Here is the list of cities I've been to on my travels:

Arlington, VA
Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Bridgeport, CT
Dallas, TX
Freehold, NJ
Los Angeles,CA
Miami, FL
New York, NY
Oakland, CA
Palm Beach, FL
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Jose, CA
Seattle, WA
Trenton, NJ
Wilmington, DE

See, that's not that many. My favorite place to travel to is San Francisco. That city is great. I usually get a hotel right at Union Square. It's the best. I took Huz with me once. We loved the city and wanted to move there. But then our family may kill us. And I want to live.

It's nice to dream though.

I guess I can settle for one-day trips as long as I can take showers and drink Cafe Mochas. Not at the same time though.


Sarah P said...

I lived in the Bay Area for a few years. LOVE it there, but it's just not home - and it's too far away from home.

I finally figured out how to follow this blog. It wasn't rocket surgery, but apparently I was just really unobservant.

Now I can finally follow. Yay!

Tara said...

Hey, Sarah P! Thanks for following our blog. Yay!

Tina said...

Tara, you can't live in "vacation spots." The novelty will eventually wear out. And also, trust me, it's better to live.

Tina said...

Also, wow, I say wow. That's a lot of cities. You're "Tara, National City Traveler with a license to Starbucks." Ok, that was cheesy.

Tara said...

Yes, Tina, you're right. Why would I want to live a vacation every day? Please don't kill me.

That's not that many cities...particularly because I am usually in those cities for a day. All cities basically look the same from inside of a hotel.

Laura said...

That's it. I'm moving across seas to get away from you two.