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06 September 2008 @ 04:45 pm
Travel Stress...  
..is usually Mark's thing. ;) He stresses about trips LONG before we head out, but I'm usually the one who loves the feeling of not knowing what's ahead. It's usually the excitement of the unknown that's really appealing to me... Which is what I love about traveling.

But, the other morning I woke up much earlier than my alarm in a HUGE panick about NYC... I can't figure out why, since I've been there at least a dozen times before... :P

In any case, I'm leaving in less than 12 days and while I CAN'T WAIT to go, I also feel that I'll never get everything I need to get done for my web sites, for work (BIG boss has been chiding me for weeks saying, "You're leaving me! And you're not coming back until,... what? Halloween??!!" :P), and not to mention packing... :P

On another work-related note, one of the dear girls in the back office resigned on Friday. :( As sad as it is, I'm happy for her new job opportunity and know that she was MUCH better than the job she was doing for us. We tend to go through this turn over once every two years... We finally get a back office staff that is lovely, cohesive, and very much like family, and then people leave for new opportunities. On the personal - friend level, it sucks, but I can understand - some of the jobs in our back office are just stepping stones and the hard working folks back there deserve so much more... Still, it's sad to see them leave. :(

On a happier note, I just found out that Russell is going to be participating in Deaf Idol on the 13th! I'm SOOO excited for him. If I'm understanding John Maucere correctly (which I may not, it's been a while since I've practiced my receptive skills) we can watch it online on the 13th and vote too. :)

Here's the info:
http://deafidol.deafnation.com/

Finally, I've been back and forth to Kauai SOOO much for work this week that I'm beginning to know the rental car folks and flight attendants on Hawaiian -- which is scary... Thankfully, all the "butt-crack-of-dawn" flights have ended and I can actually leave for work at a decent hour again. :)

Hope you're all having a nice weekend. HUGS!!
 
 
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waytoocoolrevwaytoocoolrev on September 7th, 2008 08:51 pm (UTC)
It will be fine. It will be fine! It will all be fine!

I assumed you knew about the Deaf Idol thing - I wrote to Russell on Myspace because I'll be on the cruise and will not be able to go - which I surely would if I were home that weekend! It's a bummer. I won't even be able to watch online and vote!

I must be all ready for my next trip by Friday night - I'm on a train early Saturday. I have 9 meetings on Monday, and lots to do the rest of the week - including a lunch with my boss. How can I be ready? Especially since I've never been on a cruise and have no idea what I'm doing??? Oh well! We'll see!
Sheri: Sleeping Beauty Wakes 3shutterbug93 on September 8th, 2008 05:32 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much, Robin!! I can't wait to see you, though!! So I know that part of the trip will be incredible! :)

Didn't know about the Deaf Idol thing at all! I think I've been too wrapped up in web stuff to go onto MySpace (I haven't been there in AGES) lately. I'm definitely going to be tuning in online on the 13th! And you know he has my vote! :D

I'm sure you'll be ready for your trip by Friday!! :) And how exciting about your cruise! I'm looking forward to hearing all about it!! :D

HUGS!!!
Carolina: jumping flowerscarush_girl on September 9th, 2008 04:23 am (UTC)
Your always a busy bee..
Sheri: Sheri - yahoo iconshutterbug93 on September 10th, 2008 08:07 am (UTC)
Sometimes it feels like I'm TOO busy and sometimes I just feel like I need some down time. ;)