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24 Hours

Thursday, February 07, 2013

In 24 hours from the moment I write this - I'll be at the airport with CHEFKATLEANER heading to Barbados. They are calling for some snow today, but my hope is nothing will delay our take off tomorrow morning... as I know we'll both be so anxious to get there.

I LOVE that our plan for the first day is NO PLAN but hit the beach for the day!!

Thanks MEADSBAY for the tips on packing - I have everything ready to pack but will be mindful of what I bring and leave room maybe to bring a few things back too. From others experience I will also pack a few things in my carry on - just in case the luggage gets mis-routed or delayed (bathing suit is a for sure in there lol).

I have to admit - the past couple of days my head has not been into work...

I picked up a few other last minute items to bring with me. I am well prepared... the homestead is setup. I pick up my step-daughter this evening to bring her here to be with the girls while I'm away. The schools have been notified of my absence and her contact. My girls are quite independent in their routine so I trust all will be good when I'm away. They have our contact info and I have some capacity to text but truly, honestly DISCONNECTING as much as I can....

My written journal will be my companion while I'm away and I will of course take many many photos ...

After many many months of planning, anticipating - I am now 24 hours away from reaching my paradise destination!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
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AME4IT 2/9/2013 3:11PM

    Enjoy. Have a blast. Relax. Rest. HAVE FUN.

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KIPPER15 2/7/2013 9:16PM

    Have a super time!! emoticon

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BLUEANGELLK 2/7/2013 1:01PM

    Have a wonderful time!

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1CRAZYDOG 2/7/2013 10:39AM

    Wishing CHEFKATKLEANER and you a wonderful, SAFE flight!

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ERIC_ANDREW 2/7/2013 10:31AM

    Woo hoo! Have fun! You deserve it!!!!

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CAPECODBABE 2/7/2013 9:36AM

    Can I come? I can be ready in 5 minutes!

We are expecting a huge snowstorm tomorrow....

They will probably close the airport anyway

You are smart about packing what you need in your carry-on
I went to see my daughter in San Diego for 9 days with just a carry-on

Hope you have a wonderful trip Helene -

Enjoy!!!

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CALADRIANA 2/7/2013 9:30AM

    I hope you have an amazing trip! Take lots of photos. Have lots of fun and relaxation!

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PHOENIX40S 2/7/2013 8:32AM

    I can't believe departure day is almost here! Have a wonderful time!

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4RASCALS 2/7/2013 8:30AM

    Sounds great, so enjoy enjoy and relax

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DBELLE39 2/7/2013 8:12AM

    Woohoo! How exciting, now go & enjoy your vacation.

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MSLZZY 2/7/2013 7:09AM

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READY, SET, GO AND HAVE A GREAT TIME!

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JSALERNO 2/7/2013 6:28AM

    ENJOY

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COCK-ROBIN 2/7/2013 5:48AM

    Wow, wish I was there with you.

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SLIMGRAM2 2/7/2013 4:43AM

    Oh congrats to you. Sounds like an awesome vacation and well deserved. Enjoy the relaxation and have a great time. emoticon emoticon

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NILLAPEPSI 2/7/2013 4:31AM

    Have a blast!!

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AEBARDEN 2/7/2013 4:22AM

    I hope you have a great trip! You deserve it!

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DOOBRIE 2/7/2013 4:19AM

    Well, don't do what I did and forget to use sunscreen on your first day! I ended up looking more like a cross between Rudolf and a robin with my red nose and chest.

Have a wonderful time, Helene!

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