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Friday, March 24, 2006

Crazy Legs Has Arrived in Vacationland

Just a quick note to let all of my fans that I have arrived in Portland, Maine this afternoon. Just in time to see the last of the winter ice melt on the river in MarthaWho's backyard.

Photos and wonderful anecdotes of my adventures in the Pine Tree State to follow...
Charlotte in Pa, 4:37 PM | link | 1 comments |

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

If you can...

One of my new friends, ScottyGee is participating in a Relay For Life, to raise money to beat cancer. I've given him $20 that I had earmarked for beer... please stop by his blog to donate if you can!
Charlotte in Pa, 3:36 PM | link | 1 comments |

Monday, March 20, 2006

My weekend in Sharkeyville

I had quite the eventful weekend with Sharkey and J.P. We started our partying early on St. Patrick's Day, heading to the bar in the late afternoon.

On our way!

Of course, we O'Houlihans know how to do it up right on St. Patty's Day. I wanted to go to an Irish bar, so we went to Kildare's.

St. Patrick's Day at Kildare's

But you know, I'm not much for green beer. So I had a few martinis instead.

No green beer for me!

Drinking always makes me a little nostalgic, and since we were in my hometown I wanted to visit my birthplace for old times' sake.

Visiting my birthplace in PA

We ran into my cousin Warren—I couldn't believe it! He must've had more to drink than I did, because he was sitting there naked! But still, it was good to catch up with him.

Me & my cousin Warren

With baseball season coming up, Sharkey and J.P. thought I needed a t-shirt to support my hometown team. Here I am wearing it on Saturday night when they got together with some friends. I don't normally pose with people's feet, but this person was wearing some froggy socks. The frogs were wearing berets—what's up with that?

My new shirt (and K's frog socks)

Since Sharkey's birthday is next week, her friends made her a cake for dessert. She let me blow out the candles, but she still got to make her own birthday wish.

With Sharkey's birthday cake

I think Sharkey wished I would never have to leave, but I know that Martha Who? is awaiting my arrival. Pssssst . . . hey Martha! I'll try to make a break for it tomorrow or Wednesday. See you soon!
Charlotte in Pa, 11:56 PM | link | 4 comments |

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Back home in Pennsylvania

I arrived at Sharkey and J.P.'s house last night. This was the first thing I saw when they opened my box:

The beast's previous victim

What kind of beast could have done this damage? I was afraid for my life, and I jumped back into my box in fear! Finally, after they put the beast in her cage, they were able to convince me to come out. Just look at how fierce she is!

The caged beast

Today I hung out with J.P. while he worked from home, and tonight they dragged me to church choir. I haven't sung in a long time, but I managed to croak out a few notes.

Gettin' religion at church choir

I'm not sure what will kill me first—the beast or all the excitement around this place. I hope I survive the weekend!
Charlotte in Pa, 10:11 PM | link | 3 comments |

Sunday, March 12, 2006

One last stop between Virginia and Pennsylvania

Via a talented photographer and a bit of adobe, Crazy Legs made a stop in the United Kingdom.
Charlotte in Pa, 3:18 PM | link | 1 comments |

Saturday, March 11, 2006

On the Road Again...

Well, it's Saturday and MrsFish is sick, so no more fun to be had here. I am going back into my box and heading to Sharkey via the USPS today or Monday.
Charlotte in Pa, 12:16 PM | link | 0 comments |

Relaxing with the Xbox




Charlotte in Pa, 12:04 PM | link | 1 comments |

Washington D.C.

This is the closest they would let us get to the whitehouse, but I bet if GWB could see the Texas button on my pants, he would have let me in.


This one is a bit blurry of me, but it was the best of the ones with the Capitol.
The Dad likes me too - here I am in front of the national monument.



Charlotte in Pa, 11:51 AM | link | 0 comments |

Off to School


The first place the mrsfish family took me was to school with the little fish. I was an uber hit with the kiddos.
Little fish made a map of all the states that I have been to and shared it with her teacher and the class.
The first graders had lots of questions about me and my travels. Little fish did a good job telling about my blog family and my travels.
Charlotte in Pa, 11:45 AM | link | 0 comments |

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Arrived in Centreville, Virginia


I arrived in Centreville on Tuesday and had to wait in my box on the porch until the family came home. It was cold, but MrsFish's and her little girl were mighty excited to see me. They settled me in quickly and made me comfortable. The little one and I cuddled up with our blanky's right away. They also promised me that they would keep me safe from the pup. They tell me that I get to go to school with the wee one so she can show me off and tell where I have been to her class mates. This weekend they are taking me from the loveliness of suburbian Virginia into our nation's capitol. I might get to ride a train while we are there.
Charlotte in Pa, 6:11 PM | link | 1 comments |