Free Ride

I took Caltrain up to the hotel. Sorry, but it was uneventful.

The problem I had was that the hotel was only half a mile away as the crow flies, but much further if walking because I had to get across the highway. So I looked for a taxi. Nothing. So I crossed the tracks. Nothing. But then I saw a sign for a Trolley.

A trolley, really, in Burlingame? I was curious enough to look closer. It was a free shuttle. To my hotel! But I had twenty minutes to kill. So I dragged my carry-on bag like a homeless woman down Burlingame Ave. Yes, once again, I packed in just a carry-on bag. Thank you airlines for encouraging my amazing packing skills by charging me for checked luggage. Also, it is easier to take on public transportation, which I have become obsessed with doing. This trip is no exception. But I digress.

I walked down Burlingame Ave. Lots of cute restaurants I want to try some day. But I was searching for a hair brush since I have confirmed that I did forget it. I was surprised to find a number of beauty product shops but they were all closed at 19:30. Sigh. However, the Apple store was open, so I almost stopped to get a power cord for my iPhone since I brought the USB cable, but not the wall plug. But I decided to rough it.

So I roughed it all the way on the free shuttle to my 3.5 star hotel. I know, I know, maybe I should have gone with the four star on Hotwire, but I decided to spend that extra $20 at the hotel bar.

So here I am, drinking a glass of wine and blogging. The bartender is trying to be entertaining, but I’m having a hard time hearing through his accent. He just stopped by to ask if I were calling him. I appreciate the flirting. Oh, that reminds me of another post I’ve been meaning to write.

Hopefully my battery will last…

…I think I forgot to eat. Too late now. Wine is made of grapes and grapes are fruit, right? Right? Luckily I have a Cutie from Cow Orker. Now I wish I had packed the granola bars this morning.


One response to this post.

  1. You need to watch out for those cuties from cow orkers. Orking cows is illegal in 23 states, you know.


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