As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I haven’t been in a bloggy mood lately. Too much stuff going on and most of it things I can’t talk about publicly anyway. Tonight we had dinner with “the other Chris Pramas,” a cousin from Gloucester that I’ve barely seen in the last 20 years. He works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (part of the Dept. of Commerce) as a Consumer Safety Inspector. He’s in Seattle for a few weeks helping out the local office and we had a chance to get together over dinner at the Brooklyn. I had seen him a few weeks ago at my aunt’s funeral. I don’t think I’ve seen him twice in one month since we were kids. Anyway, it was good to catch up.
I’m trying to get my plans in order for my travels this Fall. It’s looking like I have four trips from mid-September to mid-November. These are all business trips, though we are tagging a wedding onto the end of one of them. We’re also hosting the whole GR staff here in Seattle for our annual summit in that period as well. Staying home over Xmas this year is thus looking very attractive.