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Monday, April 20, 2009
We are pack rats. Not in the sense that we hoard stuff, just the opposite I got the nick name "Toss and Pitch" from my Dad. As pack rats I mean we enjoy thinking about packing our bags for Mexico. For some time now we both travel to Mexico with only one carry on each. But that all changed when we learned that our friends have been adopted by a kitten.
Maddie "Marmalade" is 5 months old and deserves all the kitten privileges available. To that end I have managed to purchase a bed, toys, collar and a bling bling engraved tag. So as long as we are now hauling all that down to Guayabitos, I may as well take provisions to restock the Wilkerson pantry. A trip to the Asian market produced 6 cans of wasabi. Wasabi must be a controlled substance in Mexico because if Bill cannot find a food item, then it must be restricted. I had envisioned stepping on the plane with just my travel purse but I see that is just a fleeting vision. Now our friend has ordered a bug fogging machine for us to cart down there. I doubt US Air is going to allow is to haul an airborne poisoning machine as a carry on? You think? I doubt it. We are bound to check a bag and pray for a "green light" at customs in PV.