Do it the way most folks who served counted down...usually to "ETS"...Estimated time of Separation...translated getting out! first, you don't count the day you're in..and that starts ASA you get up...things are already shot becuz you're still there...and you certainly don't count the day you actually leave your house...THATS called a "wake-up"...sooo. since our cruise is 2/7, and we drive down a day early...and since today doesn't count..its "8 and a wake-up!!!" now isn't that better than 9 or 10? get in the habit, and you'll never count down any other way. The Mistress of the Universe thought I was nertz, but she's been doing it for years now....far more accurate, and shorter!!

This is what happens when its too soon to pack, and you've checked your paperwork at least 4x, and its cold and raining....and you've got everything you need, its just kinda scattered...

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Lol. Oh my, you are a true mid-westerner!!! That's awesome. I've got dogs, so I guess I would prefer snowy feet to dirty, muddy feet. I feel you on the appreciation of the snow in that sense. Yesterday we got some groceries and as we were loading up the goods, a blast freeze of wind whipped up snow and boy did I bark! Curses and all. That's the part I dislike. The wind. Give me -40 all year long, just keep the wind.

I like that.....and...we're too short to carry on a long conversation!!!! outta here wed am early...finally!!

Awesome!!! Where you headed???

I try not to think about my upcoming cruise too much. When I look at how many days away it is I want to scream.

I’m looking forward to it and wish I could be on that ship now.

I think this June Alaska Cruise will be my best one so far.

I cancelled the Canada/NE cruise and elected to go on a short Pacific Coastal in the fall.

Everything is getting more expensive and I’m working on saving money so I can retire at 62. I’m tightening the belt a bit now so I can still enjoy traveling in the future. Still need to find a nice female travel companion. But I work so much I have zero social life.

Retirement is all it is "cracked" up to be.Wink

According to my count down clock, i have 9 days 10 hours and some minutes til I sail. That calls for the single digit dance:

Rub it in will ya! LOL!

We lived long enough to get here.Wink

My brother is one of those Rennie Math guys... He does it for everything, but when Fair is coming up look out, it gets worse! He always said it makes the time go by faster till I get to go camp out!


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