Thursday, December 08, 2005

Vacation Begins

Vacation has begun….

We finally got away from home about 3:30 this afternoon. After weeks of planning, I realized that there was one more load of laundry to wash, dry and fold; food to pack, and oh, my…. I had to go to the Feed & Seed to pick up an extra bag of bird food just in case Otis needed it before we got back…. I spent most of Wednesday cooking birdie bread and shopping for fruit & veggies for the birds, but he might need another 40 lb bag of food….. Steve waited until that morning to make the run to pick up dog and cat food. Hmmm… planning, what planning? LOL…..

At last we were ready to go…. It was still raining! AGGGGGHHHH. Even though Steve has been telling me for weeks that December is Florida’s dry season, I just wonder…. We honeymooned in Orlando in December….it rained every day except the day we left then! But we’re off to see the Mouse!

Remember that Steve and I are both self-employed so when we go on vacation, our cell phones, day runners, laptop, and briefcases go with us…. So here is Steve driving to Orlando. Steve does most of our trip driving, not because I can’t, but he says I always have “stuff” that I can do while I ride, like knit, read outloud, scan radio stations, knit, embroider, chat with him, sleep, play sims2, you get the idea….. anyway, he says he can’t sleep in the car and doesn’t knit, quilt or embroider so he might as well drive. (image placeholder)
I’m convinced that God puts everyone together with their perfect mate if we are patient enough. Steve is the only man I have ever met that has a bladder as small as ine. We agreed early in our marriage to make very frequent potty stops. We travel very well together with this agreement, but were so very glad to see tis sign! We were almost “home”! We thnk of Orland o as our second home… that’swhat the cast members (Disney employees) say to us when we arrive everytime – “WELCOME HOME!”

By the time we saw this sign, it was about 11:00 pm EST. We were so glad to see this sign, I made Steve stop on the side of the road so I could take its picture with my new camera.

Oh, during our ride, Steve handed me a Christmas gift bag with a big “Merry Christmas!” grin all over his face. He gave me a new camera for Christmas… a Canon Powershot 52 IS with a zoom lens! I’m so excited! Guess what I’m going to be doing this whole week! Oh, I love taking pictures……

After a short little ride from our friendly hwy. 192 exit sign, we arrived! Tired but very happy to be back home at The Boardwalk Resort at Disney World!

After checking in and being greeted very warmly, we finally got to our room. Here’s Steve after being my driver in the rain…. He really is my knight in shining armour, but here he just looks tired.

And what a room it is! We have a studio unit until Sunday and it is just very comfy and cozy, just right for the two of us. We have a small kitchenette and privat e balcony. What more can we ask for? Till tomorrow… niters!


tracie said...

I am so excited for you. A holiday to Disney World. I am so jealous.

I had to read a few more posts to find out what type of birds you have.

I love the part about your bladders being the same size.

have a great holiday

Leigh Anne Haygood said...

check out my website for more pictures of more birds!
hope your holiday was great too!
Leigh Anne