Nov 29:  Auckland to Los Angeles

Long day.  Hotel checkout was 11am but my flight was leaving at 7:40pm, so I was stuck at the airport all day.  I couldn't even check my bag until 4:40pm.  Good thing is I got quite a bit of reading done (2 books over the course of the trip).

At the gate several passengers were paged, including Michael Pugh (a guy I work with) and Andrew Clay (you all know him).  I had to look around.

I had a window seat for the flight home, with the windows situated perfectly so I could rest against the wall and sleep.  I also had two bottles of wine with dinner (4 glasses) which helped with the time change.  I didn't get 8 hours though because dinner started late.

Final weight = 159.5 lb.  I guess that's pretty good considering I didn't get Mrs. Macquaries Revenge or whatever it's called.