I believe that this will be a yearly summer treat. It's a little out of the way for us but sometimes you just need banana pancakes.
Dear IHOP, your tv commercials work. When we finished eating our server asked us if we wanted dessert. Hilarious.
Cousin and aunt attended to? Check. House sitter taken care of? Check. Flea medicine and pet food taken care of? Check. Travel money acquired? Check. Airport arrival pick up arranged? Check.
Tomorrow afternoon begins our adventure to the northwest. More to follow. (I hope)