We're back in Tokyo safe and sound. Our trip was awesome - we caught up with so many friends and family members. We managed to spend some quality time with everyone. Thanks to everyone who made this trip so special - Zane and Sarah and the rest of Darin's rellies, Shane, Erin and JD, Jason and his family, BJ, Amy, Hogan, Michael and Allison, and Jim. The weather was fantastic - sunny and warm....until the last day of our trip when the weather turned nasty and the temps dropped more than 20 degrees in one night (from 26 degrees celcius to ZERO). We were planning to visit the Space Center in Houston but we decided to hunker down in our hotel room and do some final shopping nearby....I am so glad we just missed the brunt of the terrible storms hitting the US right now.
I managed to knit two hats and a scarf during the trip. I cast on and finished one of the hats on the flight from Detroit to Tokyo. My hands were aching. I knit Darin's hat on the trip to the US.
We drove a total of 1536 miles (or 2471 kms).
We ate lots and lots of food especially on Thanksgiving. There were leftovers for days.
You can check out all the food we ate here.
We enjoyed the big sky over Oklahoma and some amazing sunsets.
We went to about a million thrift stores and I bought 10 pairs of shoes!!! Only 8 are pictured here because the last two wouldn't fit in our luggage. Not to worry though they only cost me $1 a pair.
There are many more photos to come. Still trying to sort and edit them. We are happy to be back and we even managed to go to our buddy Martine's birthday party only 45 minutes after we had arrived back at our apartment from the airport. Just enough time to shower and change. This photo was taken by Martine herself - we look so tired and jet lagged - happy birthday love!