Photo taken at Café O’Lei, Lahaina, Maui
Seems like The Shrub is joining me in having a little vacation time this week. Not literally joining me (thank god), but enjoying vacation. I feel like I squeak in vacation time as I can, but not The Shrub.
Today’s Honolulu Advertiser reports:
President Bush is getting the kind of break most Americans can only dream of – nearly five weeks away from the office, loaded with vacation time.Wow, now that’s some perks!
The president departed yesterday for his longest stretch yet away from the White House, arriving at his Crawford ranch in the evening. By historical standards, it is the longest presidential retreat in at least 36 years.
The August getaway is Bush’s 49th trip to his ranch since taking office and the 319th day that Bush has spent, entirely or partially, in Crawford – nearly 20 percent of his presidency to date.
P.S. Today’s count for U.S. soldiers killed in the Iraq war: 1,800