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Jun 9, 2008 - Home Sweet Home!
It's Monday 6/9 and we were both back to work today :-(. We arrived home late Saturday night, which is pretty amazing because we left Fiji at 1pm Sat afternoon - just love that gain a day thing! Unfortunately, this trip didn't lend itself to regular updates like Renee's SE Asia trip did...we not only lacked connections in most places, but were without electricity for periods too! Not so great for keeping you in the loop, but really great when it comes to really dark nights filled with stars. The last island we visited did have a really bad...Jump to full entry
Sep 26, 2007 - Home Sweet Home!
Made it home safe and sound at 9:30am Sunday. Dale picked me up from SFO with huge sunflowers, birthday cake and candles, bday goodies, and a list of fun things to do with our Sunday. Hadn't slept in a couple days, but Dale knows I firmly believe I need to "be where I am" to be adjust to time, so we went out and played all day! Very nice homecoming. I kept saying how much I loved not sweating (nice fall day on the coast) and how much I appreciated flush toilets. It's the little things, don't you know?? Again, thanks for following along on...Jump to full entry
Aug 29, 2007 - Only two days to go...
I have my backpack out and ready to load, I've cleaned REI out of on-sale convertible pants and 98% Deet. Dale has his instructions on dog meds, along with that Honey Do list we all know he'll go crazy without. My Vietnam and Cambodian visas are taken care of, already in my passport. Thailand doesn't require one, and Laos has to be taken care of once in Bangkok. I could say this is the most prepared I've been before a big trip, but I'm sure things will pop up at the last minute. My biggest concern now is how much I'll miss Dale and my...Jump to full entry