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15 days until trip begins

Friday, February 16th, 2007

Time is getting really short but the reality of the trip still hasn’t set in yet. I have one week of work left and then one week after that to wrap everything up. It’s been a while since I have written, but I wanted to wait until I had something interesting to write about so as not to bore all of my loyal fans.

My pre trip chores are pretty much complete. I have some reservations that I need to make for Fiji. I plan to work on that next week. Last week, work sent me to the South Haven plant in Michigan. I was supposed to spend two days at the plant but the curse of the Atlanta airport got me again. Two out of my four flight segments (including return) were delayed. My bag was misplaced and in addition to that the luggage office was out of toiletry kits. I got to South Haven much later than I expected so instead of going to the plant, I decided to try to get some pictures of Lake Michigan. [read on]

55 days until trip begins – post Christmas update

Sunday, January 7th, 2007

Well I am back in Louisiana and have returned to work after spending 1.5 weeks in Indianapolis. My parents and I left for South Carolina during a torrential downpour which apparently extended all the way South Carolina making the 12 hour drive there slightly short of fun. In an attempt to save what few possessions I have left, I rented a U-haul trailer at the last minute instead of trying to prevent my things from getting wet in the back of my father’s truck on the way to Indiana. My parents and I loaded up my things, went to bed, and then woke up early and drove to Indiana in more rain I might add. We put my things in the basement of my sister’s house. During the week and half there, I spent time visiting family and consuming large quanities of unhealthy foods. I got to visit my niece and godchild who is growing up very fast. my niece and me [read on]