Archive | August, 2008

Blast Off!

28 Aug

Goodbye family! Goodbye friends! Goodbye organized traffic lanes! Goodbye grocery stores and Super Target! Goodbye customer service! Goodbye FDA-approval! Goodbye sanity and reason! Goodbye Project Runway! Goodbye pork products!

Helloooo adventure!

Wrapping it up

24 Aug

After a long, fun summer, we’re getting ready to get ready to go. We leave for Cairo on Thursday morning and get there sometime Friday. In May we itching to get out of Cairo and get back to the US. Now we’re looking forward to getting back into our own place, our own routines, and back to everyday life.

On Monday I’ll start making the dreaded piles. What to leave, what to take. I’ll pick up the list that I’ve made of things to pick up at Target and pull the suitcases out from the closet to figure out it we can possibly fit everything. AUC will cover any luggage charges we have, so we’re going to pack our bags to bursting. After years of leaving Manny the Hippie, my acoustic guitar, behind, we’re finally going to box him up and take him with us. The many hours spent playing Guitar Hero have inspired us.

We’ve decided that now that we’ve gotten the hang of surviving in Cairo, we’re going to try to expand our horizons and enjoy new things there. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the things we’ll be doing and you’ll be hearing about: Continue reading