As noted Kerouacologist and sometimes sidekick to Raoul Duke, Emily Post, once noted:
Which is just another way of saying that we are out on highways and biways looking for the perfect beach (ie. just south of Crescent City) and/or swimming hole (ie. Eel River near Redway).
Which also means that the News, as it were, takes two or three days to catch up to you. Like this Sunday morning, opening up the Santa Rosa Press Democrat to read last Friday's Krugman in which he notes that 50% of Americans now believe Mr. Hussein did have weapons of mass destruction.
Guess that means you can run away on holidays, but you just can't hide.