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So my wife and I are just back from a week's vacation. Why don't I feel relaxed? Let's see. We actually didn't hit the road until Wednesday. That means were were relaxing somewhat for the first couple of days. But I was a little bored in the beginning so I decided to do what I enjoy doing. I worked on producing some of the Morning Rush from home to help Brian out a little bit. I didn't have to, but I wanted to. Then came Wednesday morning. We had made plans to drive to Apalachicola to have lunch on the water. I was salivating at the thought of raw oysters from Apalachicola Bay. Little did I know how much of a drive it was. So I was more than ready for a cold beer by the time we got to the restaurant.
After lunch it was time to head to Tallahassee for a visit with my Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law. Visit is an understatement. We were up there on a business trip. We decided to buy an investment property, a house to rent out. But we decided to have the ceilings changed from popcorn to knock-down and I had to coordinate that. We're also having the entire inside painted so I had to coordinate that. Then came all the small jobs that needed to be done that we didn't require the seller to do. So the whole Tallahassee trip was extremely busy. We did manage a cold beer and a couple of nice dinners in between. By the way, we put 1,088 miles on the car.
Now we're back, but heading out next week on another road trip. This time we're driving to Nashville, Tennessee for a reunion with my old navy buddies from Japan. We get into Nashville next Sunday afternoon and we're having dinner with one of the couples. The rest of them arrive on Monday so it's dinner with all of them Monday night, then the Grand Ol Opry Tuesday night, a lunch cruise on Wednesday and then we're heading back home with an overnight stop somewhere in Alabama...probably Montgomery. I know we're going to be pushing 1,500 miles or more on the car on that trip. So much driving.
I thought vacations were a time to relax. We'll at least we'll be getting back home on Thursday of next week and we can relax until it's time to come back to work the following week. Thank goodness I don't have to take any more time off until late December. I don't think I can take any more relaxation!