Not sure we’re gonna get out of Colorado tomorrow, at least not out of the airport we intended. The Lake Christine Fire has Aspen Airport closed down, at least through tonight. Not scheduled to leave until tomorrow evening, but it’s not looking good.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
― Mark Twain
There are two kinds of people in today’s commercial air travel society: those with “status” and those without. The 1K Elite Gold Medallion whatevers among us enjoy priority boarding, seat upgrades, and free checked luggage. Non-status muggles…
I haven’t found a better bag than the Patagonia MLC. It’s like a tank and I’ve fit 10 days worth of clothes in it before. It’s a lot roomier than it looks, has many compartments and at $150, it’s pretty much a no-brainer. If it doesn’t fit in this bag, I’m not traveling with it. If you’re not a fan of carrying a backpack, there are two other versions, one with wheels and one that is a garment bag., both of which cost more. I cannot recommend this bag enough. And it’s made by one of the best companies on the planet that I happily give my money to and feel good about it.