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Is that true in YOUR household?
If I were taking that survey…
As a TravelingMom with a family of 5 where my husband travels heavily for work (and by heavily I mean as much as 1-2 weeks per month!) I wonder when he would have time to plan our family vacation?
My little boy was not so little anymore, and our busy schedules left us short on quality time together. “Am I holding the teacup right, Mom?” he inquired, gingerly setting the cup down on the saucer. Considering that this was my 14-year-old son’s first time at a formal tea, and we were at one of the most beautiful hotels in Southern California, The Langham Huntington Pasadena, I considered his question reasonable.
The Langham Huntington was one of many stops along the route of our annual mother/son road trip. The Tiffin afternoon tea, in the Lobby Lounge at the Langham, is renowned in the Los Angeles area, so we could not pass up the opportunity to experience it while staying at the hotel.
But, she didn’t even acknowledge me when I sat down. I offered up a hello that I thought would break the ice.
She seemed annoyed, even at the kind flight attendant who went out of her way to get our trip started with smiles, despite the delay in departure. This flight attendant shared some silly riddles and got applause from the rest of the passengers. But not the lady beside me, who just shook her head, like she wanted to be anywhere else on but this flight.
The exhibit contains a “collection of artifacts” from the Liberace Estate, and for those of who have a thing for bling, it’s an up close look at some of what Liberace was best known for, from his candelabra and piano, to costumes, programs and more—along with replicas of items used in making the movie. The replicas were recreated from originals that were either too delicate or created to mimic the real thing replacing Liberace’s face with actor Michael Douglas’ as he’s playing Liberace in the film.