Feb. 6 - Feb. 20, 1996
Not really an Animania, but the first trip I kept a cartoon diary for. Went there to visit spot, Dot and Katie, and ended up staying twice as long as I had intended (ooh, and met Varro too)...
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 1996
- Page 1: Flew from Houston to DFW. Dinner on flight to Portlump.
- Page 2: Landed. Met spot. Rain.
- Page 3: Got a room. Fun with spot. Thursday: Continental breakfast. Ate Oregon.
Thursday, Feb. 8, 1996
- Page 4: Forgot to check out. Couldn't meet Vexx. Couldn't IRC. Couldn't take train to Eugene/Springfield.
- Page 5: Took bus to Eugene. Dot picked me up. Friday: Ivar's for lunch. Fajitas for dinner.
Friday, Feb. 9 - Saturday, Feb. 10, 1996
- Page 6: Animaniacs video game. Buttdance! Saturday: Freakazoid. Slept. Chicken parmigiana and spaghetti, and Brady Bunch movie.
Sunday, Feb. 11 - Monday, Feb. 12, 1996
- Page 7: Sunday: Subway for lunch. Groceries. Monday: Looked at Dot's pic collection. IRC. Tuesday: Seven-letter words.
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 1996
- Page 8: Alone. Microwave didn't work. Mall for lunch, chorizo for dinner. Major foulup with travel plans.
- Page 9: Got everything straightened out. Wednesday: Took bus back to Portlump.
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1996
- Page 10: Naked spot. Sunny! Checked into Motel 6. Saw Mt. Hood for the first time! Set out for a better look.
- Page 11: Chezspot. Rats. IRC. Thursday: Picked up Varro and got a car!
Thursday, Feb. 15, 1996
- Page 12: Indian food. Start of househunt. Spaghetti Factory? No, Chang's Mongolian Grill.
- Page 13: Deep Space Nine. Popc*rn! Friday: Didn't fit in front seat. Drizzly weather.
Friday, Feb. 16, 1996
- Page 14: Picked up spot. EHAP for breakfast. Fishapalooza. Spot's one class at PQQ. House hunting.
- Page 15: Kinky's Kleen'n Korner. Yellow houses. The Original Taco House messed up my order. Powell's Bookstore.
- Page 16: Spot forgot stuff. IRC. Rotating bread! Saturday: Browsed the fragile-things store. WBSS. Drove to Springfield.
Saturday, Feb. 17 - Sunday, Feb. 18, 1996
- Page 17: Buttdance & grape juice. Sunday: Chorizo. Drove back to Portlump. Thai-Vietnamese place called Thing Thong or Bang a Gong or Yig Ped or whatever.
Monday, Feb. 19, 1996
- Page 18: Sunday: Chezspot. Judy almost saw us! New hotel room. Monday: Took spot to school. Went to OMSI. Met Vexx and FuzzyTiger. Saigon Kitchen. More yellow houses!
- Page 19: Washington Park. Beeg hill. Dinner at The Grapery. IRC at chezspot. Tuesday: Denny's for lunch? No, Arby's in Lloyd Center.
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1996
- Page 20: Went to airport. Varro and I got on the same flight.
- Page 21: Changed planes in DFW. Tight, hot, uncomfy. Got lotsa peanuts! Splut drove me home.