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A Pre-vacation Blog

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

I'll be leaving in 2 hours to start my vacation and I can NOT find words to express my enthusiasm!!! But of course I'll try!

We went to a local fair last night sans lil boy. The guys thought we were just going for fun; they're never completely right LOL. I used it as a trial run of my "I can do well eating and get fitness in on a vacation" plan.

If you've never been to a small town fair then let me describe your food choices: Fried dough, blooming onions, deep fried twinkies, fries, burgers and dogs, assorted carbonated beverages and highly sweetened lemonade. While I LOVE fried dough, I managed to skip it last night and went for the fries, small portion, thank you very much and brought along my own water bottle. I'm so smug right now.

Also I saw a chain saw master create a bear out of a log...very cool. When I asked the guys, "Just what does one do with it now that it's done" Both replied a bit more snidely than I think the question warranted: One said, "You put it in front of your house, of course!" and the other said, "Can't you see the bear is holding a sign that says Welcome?" Well excuse my ignorance of log carved animals etiquette! San Francisco seemed much further than 3000 miles last night...

I don't do carnival rides. I just don't trust giant machines running at high speeds that unfold off the back of the truck. I did however play a little skeeball, only to get my lowest score ever! Those games are soooo rigged LOL

I think my vacation trial run went well as I walked for an hour and a half and I made the best choice as was available to me. I can't wait to get the tent set up and run to the lake and swim and, yes, make s'mores! We have scrabble, cards, and dominoes all packed - it's gonna be GREAT! I will be away from SP and that's a bit sad but I promise to write everyday and tell you all my exciting adventures when I return!
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  • WILDCARD1
    Have fun! Enjoy yourself!
    3931 days ago
  • DNDUPREE
    Well done :D

    Clearly, dear Jess, you put the carved log animal in front of your trailer! Duh :P hahaha Sooooo kidding!!! I wouldn't know what to do with those darn things either!

    Have a wonderful time camping!!! I'm sooooo jealous!!!!!
    3932 days ago
  • IMCONFESSIN
    When we went to the carnival recently, the girl who sold us tickets did not have front teeth. Congrats on making good choices!

    Hope you have an awesome vacation!

    3932 days ago
  • BILL60
    Have a great time.
    3932 days ago
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