Sacramento boasts tons of local wildlife. Well, maybe it doesn’t always boast, but I do. I always have my eye out for anything that moves, and a lot of time it’s a fascinating creature (I often see creatures when they’re not there in fact, including the time I thought that a purple cabbage in the bowling alley—-what?!?—was a half a duck—yes, I was sober, don’t ask). If you read my initial welcome post, you know I see lots of animals, birds, fish, insects…lots of friends in this city. I can always reenergize myself by simply looking up from my computer into the trees outside my windows, and if I see a bird (two days ago an enormous hawk landed right outside my kitchen!) or a bug, all the better.
When I get something in my head, I will NOT rest until it is done/found/completed etc. This time, it was the Travel Cooler Question. Since I travel a lot, usually on planes, I’m always bringing snacks and food, but resisted bringing an actual COOLER with me until now. For one, coolers are usually big and bulky and if I check it, well, that’s one less suitcase of clothes I can bring, or else I’ve got to pay to check it, depending on the airline (Southwest, I Heart U, just sayin…). Not to mention the handling of the cooler by airport staff (no offense) might result in unrecognizable food when I got it back, plus I wanted to eat on the plane.
This last trip I made to Ohio, I tried out raw food delivery, and wow, am I glad I did! Though Pure To Go is located in Tulsa, Ok, they ship orders around the country. Delivery is overnight–on Thursdays (get your order in by noon on Monday), with the (scrumptious) food packed safely with dry ice in a cooler-like box.