the packing has begun, all travel arrangements except renting a car are in place. we're hoping to do this trip with 2 checked pieces of luggage (one each) and one carry on . . . no problema. we have to sort through the gadgets and gizmos that seem to enable us to live life in these wonderful times down to a minimal few. Toni says I take too many gadgets with me when we travel and she's right, this time I'm only taking a camera, ipod, macbook air some reading glasses, she's taking her kindle for sure. we're still finishing up the addition project and looks like that will be done by this Friday!
we're having the time of our life. as much as we love our home, the desire to visit new and old places has burned within us since we were in college. only a few states in the US that we haven't visited and many that we want to revisit. during Craig's career importing hardwood lumber, he traveled to Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong, E and W Malaysia, Taiwan and Indonesia. before she met Craig, Toni traveled every summer to Europe, Mexico and Southeast Asia. we've visited every Hawaiian island except Lanai and Molokai and driven to Mulege in Baja, Mexico. Craig surfed near Zihautenejo... full info