Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ah, Sweet Penance!

Apparently, many graces are awaiting our little crew. Not one of us will arrive on time or, at least, not without some effort. And the luggage? Who knows?

I am in Lisbon without any luggage. I had to pull an “O.J. Simpson” (think 1977 Hertz commercial) through the Newark airport to make my connection, but my bags weren’t as fast.
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Camilo and Matthew D. were routed throughout Europe. They will arrive later this afternoon as does Matthew H. (who at least was treated to first class). It appears that Aaron will arrive in Lisbon tomorrow which, along with my delayed bags, means an unexpected hotel expense!

Our non-refundable train tickets were in a carry-on bag I was forced to check. The carry-on-turned-steerage was lost and the tickets right along with it.

It just seems best to get a good night sleep here. We will begin the fellowship tomorrow with new train tickets but without the carry-on. We will make the best of it!

Keep watch, more to come.