Give her an espresso or cocktail--say in Paris, New York or even dear little Minneapolis -- on a sidewalk cafe with a book by her side! That's her idea of travel.
Oh, how she sacrifices for these children! Children who adore the Outdoors, who like nothing more than open space and hours to wander through weeds, water, forest, swamp and dirt.
So the Matron is off communing with nature for a few days. Cut off (sob) from the internet.
She'll return here Sunday, clawing her way home and grasping the dirty hot city pavement like a life line.