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Vacation 2012 – Stage Three

Before I left for vacation I had printed directions for each leg of our trip. It didn’t take long to get tired of looking at the papers especially when driving at night with everybody else in the car fast asleep. I have an iPhone with unlimited data so why not use it. At first I compared the routes with the printed versions, but soon dumped them entirely.

Cleveland Rocks

The Mini Getaway series is about some of our mini vacations of no more than a long weekend:

Being from Pittsburgh we have many nicknames and jokes about Cleveland or the Mistake On The Lake.  When my wife first suggested a trip to Cleveland I wondered what she had been drinking and how much.  We had been there a few times for my son’s high school crew races, but we were in and out and didn’t really do any sightseeing.  It was one of the nicer races for spectators.

Americans With Deep Pockets Act

“A Florida nonprofit that has sued more than 700 businesses claiming they violate disability access laws targeted at least two Pittsburgh hotels in its latest round of court action.”

That is the first paragraph in a story carried in our local paper about a group that targeted two Holiday Inn Hotels for violations of the Americans With Disabilities Act.  When you look at the surface of the story it sounds like a worthy organization (it is a nonprofit) is suing a big corporation (it is for profit) on behalf of disabled people.  A few things jump out from the article: