Archive for September 11th, 2009

The Countdown

Kelly and I leave in 9 days.  NINE days.  There is so much to do and we have such little time in which to do it all.  There is more gear to be bought, more bills to be paid, more research to be done and more details to be sorted, all while trying to spend every minute possible with friends and family.   When I quit my job, I thought 3 weeks of doing ‘nothing’ before we left would be plenty of time to get things wrapped up in a pretty bow…I wish now I would have given myself another week!

Right now we are visiting our mom and some old friends in Port Neches and this weekend and next  we have a couple of ‘going-away’ parties that are being thrown in our honor.  I think it is finally hitting Kelly and me that we are leaving for a year and the emotions have been overwhelming.  We have both been wondering when the ‘oh crap-I-can’t-believe-we-are-actually-doing-this’ moment would hit us and it’s safe to say, it’s here!

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