While I am putting together the story of my marvelous trip to the Ark Encounter in Kentucky, please enjoy my most famous travel story from a few years back.

I was at the Portland airport. I had been speaking on the Oregon Coast and left from Cannon Beach that morning in a snowstorm. When I got to the airport, I was so glad to get there. I thanked God for the little rental car, got my boarding pass, checked my baggage, and started through security.

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Lois Olmstead is a conference speaker and author who lives in the Shields Valley. Email her at loistimeout@gmail.com or visit www.timeoutwithlois.com.