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Conversation #102

I’m not sure if it really was the conversation 102 I had with myself, I lost track somewhere along the way, but today I am back to where I had particular one I remember, one of those conversations in my head.It kind of went like this:

Me: what the hell is wrong with you?
My head: what the hell have you done again?
Me:this is it, I am done.
My head: you really don’t have to be done, you should just cut back.
Me: you could just cut back, but you should be done.
My head: you really don’t have to be done, you could just cut back.
Me:who is mad at me?
My head: really, you really don’t have to be done, you could just cut back.
Me: how bad did you f up?
My head: you really don’t have to be done, you could just cut back.
Me: I’m done, I’m not drinking again.That was it.
My head: Take some time off, you really don’t have to be done, you could just cut back.
So what would I do?I would take the time off, like 7 – 21 days or so, and then slowly would ease back into it.The first few times would go ok,…

Road Tripping

Wow... we just pulled in from a great, warm sun filled vacation.  The last days unexpected twist was the road trip part of it all.  I watched airfare for the past month, looking at every combo of days and cities and for the number of people to fly, well it was just not in the trying to pay off everything budget.  I really did not want to give up my week in the sun, so grateful for the generous company I work for we had the house in Naples for 7 sunny days pool/beach side was what I very, very much needed.  More on that  in a later post, this post is all about road tripping with 4 kids and how to make it manageable.

This wasn't our first OH -> FL trek. We have driven there multiple times to Disney, but we were going a bit further this time, Naples, so adding another 3-4 hours on the trip.  Also, in previous trips the kids were smaller, not just in age, but in height.  We have driven to Hilton Head several times, but 12 hours is a lot more doable than 22, but like I said, I was d…