2005-02-03 - 11:49 p.m.
So....after we left the Basshole, we drove on into the night, but since we had got almost no sleep the night before, I could barely keep my eyes open. We got as far as Roseburg, Oregon and decided to stop for the night.
A few years back, I was travelling alone and had to stop in Roseburg in the middle of the night. I picked the most "safe" looking motel and checked in. The owner was very nice and almost fatherly, and the place was very clean. Of course, everything looks better in the dark. The next morning though, I was amazed/horrified that I had picked that place to stay! But amazingly enough, I have stayed there several times since then, and this was the place we stayed Sunday night.
(This is the place I mention in my 100 things (Number 26) where the bottle of wine I was drinking at the time cost more than the hotel room!)
Now let me interject here that I am probably most known for staying at hotels like The Beverly Hills Hotel, but I also have a penchant for staying at divey dives and drinking at the loungey bars. (I guess you could say I go both ways!)
So here we are at this $35 a night motel in the middle of nowhere.....and we find out two amazing things. First, we pull off the bedspread (because that's what you do at a cheap motel), and we discover that they actually have high quality sheets!!! Unbelievable! I don't remember them having good sheets before, but these are great (and I am a sheet snob!)
Then, after we'd got all settled in, I jokingly said that maybe we should even check for WiFi. Alan thought I was nuts. There was no way this tiny motel in the middle of nowhere was going to have wireless. But sure enough...there was WiFi!!! We could get on the internet for free! Unbelievable!!! (Yes, I know, I should have blogged then, but we were just having too much fun!)
So from now on this cheesy motel in Roseburg is THE place to stay when I can't drive any further!
Oh, and I forgot to mention the couple in the room next to us....who were *going at it* for like an hour. (I think I learned a few new...uh....things, just by listening to them.) In the morning, as we were packing up, we noticed that their car had a huge empty bottle of vodka between the front seats.
A fun time was had by all in the ol' motel that night! I love cheap motels!comments??? (2 so far...) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
2005-02-02 - 9:37 p.m.
Now stay tuned for the cheap motel story (no, it has nothing to do with the BASShole incident!).......I'm going to write this in a couple of parts so it's not such a long post.
**Also, please don't feel the need to leave a lot of diabetic advice/comments. Alan has been diabetic since he was 10. Calling paramedics is a very rare thing (it's only happend twice since I've known him). I only mentioned it because it's part of what's been happening these last few days.
2005-01-31 - 10:38 p.m.
But right now I'm going to go take a long hot bath (in my most favorite bathtub in the world that I miss so much when I'm not here)....and then I'm going to go to bed!!
2005-01-29 - 11:58 p.m.
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