Thursday, August 6, 2009

To Do List

Things I still have to do before the Friday Night flight:

- breathe deeply (see last post)
- find the UK/Continental plug adapter
- find the kids' goggles (they are NOT in the bathroom cabinet)
- decide whether to schlepp creams, sunscreens etc or buy them in the UK.
- stand all the plant in trays of water and post big note to the Ball & Chain to water from time to time
- eliminate three pairs of shoes from the suitcase
- remember to take various birthday gifts for sibs - unlike last year when I had to post/mail them from here
- finish the hem on halter neck dress I'm making for Queenager. (Oh yes, nothing like last minute stuff.)

Things I should've done:

- bought new underwear before mother sees gray collection and tells entire family (but hey - an excuse to go to M&S)
- bought the little guy new undies. The Hulk and Sponge Bob ones are apparently too tight. (Another M&S excuse).
- downloaded the school 2009-10 calendar onto I-pod. Any planning I try to do in August will be pure guesswork
- bought kids school supplies (we have three days when we get back and a list as long as my arm- eek!)
- checked in with my agent. Not sure why as there's nothing going on at the moment, but it feels remiss somehow
- weeded the garden. It will resemble a jungle when I get back

Thing's I can't seem to do:

- STEP AWAY FROM THE BLOG!

9 comments:

  1. its moments and list like these that make me wonder is it all worth it....

    I have to get myself all revved up anywhere near, over or through water..

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  2. Good luck!! After reading your last post about the flight from hell this should be a breeze. Take a FABULOUS book that you can't put down and hope you don't get sat next to someone with chronic BO and a love of talking. XXX

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  3. Don't forget to bring a few warm things & come prepared for rain!
    Good journey!

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  4. I'm with Maggie May...bring your waterproofs and forget the sunscreen.

    Are you going to be anywhere near Cornwall?

    Safe travel.

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  5. Yay for M&S knickers! I always buy them when I'm over, too. The kids get Tesco's. Much cheaper and they grow out of it anyway. And they like it better.

    I can't step away from the computer either. Sigh...

    Have a good trip.

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  6. Step away from that computer!

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  7. If you're over here...maybe we could meet up for a drink again? No pressure. Just a thought.

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  8. Chill out - you can buy most of that stuff here. And then STEP AWAY FROM THE BLOG!! He he he!

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  9. You won't need suncream, so you can take that off your list :o)

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