When I took my new job as a manager for a our offices; it limited my travel time on the road. Actually halted it. Our anchor property was a hotel and none of other clients in the area traveled. When the anchor decided it was closing down to rebuild, it created some interesting scenarios for our office. It was decided that I could back on the road for a few events during the year as a technicians.
My first tech trip in nearly two years happened in late February. It was the same group that was my last road event before taking the manager's job. I always liked the client and the 2017 Conference was being held in Huntington Beach, CA. Getting out of cold of Northwest Indiana for a week didn't bother much.
Pam wanted to know if she she could come along. We checked ticket prices and flights were very reasonable so I brought her along to enjoy Southern California while I worked. She got spend a day with her cousin Marilyn who lives in Chino and then another day doing sightseeing in LA with a friend of hers and stay in a fancy Huntington Beach Hyatt Resort.
We did manage to get away from the resort for a couple of good meals. Of course we hit up an In & Out Burger on our first day and finished the trip at a local joint called SmashBurger.
At the end of the week I realized two years away from walking ten miles a days covering breakout rooms and pushing cases around facilities is a long time. This guy had one sore body and my arthritic knee was doing me no favors either.
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