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Staycation Day One - July 20, 2015

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If someone hadn't coined the term, 'staycation', I think I woulda coulda.

You know you need a vacation or staycation when you find yourself leaving little reminder notes to do fun things and not just the postponed projects or tasks that haunt one's calendar or day planner.

For a myriad of reasons, I have had very few actual vacations. You know, the kind where you actually leave your house and ideally travel to a different location.  Various amounts of R & R often apply.

When I was growing up, it was just mom and me. I knew other families took vacations. She was always working two jobs trying make ends meet  and we never had the time or money to travel. Ok, that and she didn't like to fly or drive on the freeways.  Yet, there was that one trip to San Francisco... but that's another story for another time.

All those years as a professional actor, if there was an opportunity, desire or funding to travel it was often trumped by the ace card of a thespian's…