Plans

I was recently informed that about 94% of blogs go idle after six months.  While I’ve made it past that mark, I’ve stalled out a bit as of late.  I suppose it’s mostly because it’s summer and there’s other stuff to do, it’s been uber-busy at work, and I’ve been uber-busy with the union.  Though I think the real reason is that my mind has been scattered and coming up with any coherent thoughts has been rough.

I’m hopeful, though, that this will change shortly.  A week from today I will be embarking on a two-week vacation.  Hooray!  The itinerary?  Well, first let me say that it is a road trip.  In a new black civic.  With an i-pass.  Hooray!  Ok, we leave Monday for Dayton, OH to visit Papa.  Then, Tuesday morning we leave bright & early (maybe) to hit the road for NYC.  We’ll be visiting Kristin in Brooklyn (at last!) and the City until Friday afternoon.  Friday afternoon we head north for Amenia, NY to partake in Andrea’s wedding festivities.  That takes us until Sunday morning when we head out through Canada to reach Presque Isle, WI to relax on the cheerful waters of Presque Isle Lake with lots of family.  I think it’ll be a good trip and I’m hoping for lots of fun photographs.

Anyone else have fun, close-to-end-of-summer (can you believe it?) plans?

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8 Responses to “Plans”


  1. 1 Sarayu July 20, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    One- I cannot believe it is close to the end of summer. Two- I am so excited for you and your trip! It will be so nice to get away! Yay NYC! Yay for Andrea’s wedding! Yay Presque Isle! Three- How is it that I have done no traveling, other than coming home- which though fabulous was not nearly enough, and have none coming? Sad face.

  2. 2 gretchen July 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    What happened to the southern swing through Virginia??!! 😉 Have a great trip!

  3. 3 Kristin July 20, 2009 at 8:01 pm

    Whoo hoooooo!!!!!!! Brooklyn and I are waiting for you guys.

    Does the i-pass work where EZ pass works? I hope those things are universal now because there’s a bridge into Brooklyn that costs like $12 now! Crazy.

  4. 4 Kristin July 20, 2009 at 8:04 pm

    But duh, that was dumb. I think it’s only cheaper if you live in an zip in the area. Oh well.

    Anyway. There is so much to do, I just don’t know how we’re going to pack it all in. I can’t wait.

  5. 5 Sara H July 21, 2009 at 9:08 am

    Ooh, have fun! Sounds like a whirlwind, but all good!

  6. 6 gracieandkate July 21, 2009 at 9:17 am

    The IPass should work and I don’t know about not being cheaper — it still might be. It is in Chicago (half off) and I certainly don’t live in that zip code. But $12 is a steal if I get to see my little Fee.

  7. 7 gracieandkate July 21, 2009 at 9:17 am

    And Gretchen, you don’t know how many times I’ve gone over in my head how to fit Richmond in. Oh, Richmond. I miss you. And Gretchen, too! There’s just not enough time this trip…But I’m think Road Trip Part II needs to happen next sumsum.

  8. 8 gracieandkate July 21, 2009 at 10:51 am

    Also, I’m totally losing my mind. No jokes, please. I can’t remember anything anymore. Could be the copious amounts of wine I inject at night, but I think it’s more related to the union + work. Ms. Keyes is in New York and I completely spaced it. I’m too used to having her in Turkmenistan or Germany or the Czech Rep that I completely spaced that she’s now stateside. So, Ms. Feehan, I need to put another thing on our list: fireside chats with Keyes. Or maybe drinks or lunch. Or both.


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