Saturday, March 18, 2017


The end of our winter season is usually busy, but it's been especially so this year. I spent a lot of time as associate producer of the Voyager Theatre Company's "Evening of One-Act Plays", which played on March 9 and 10.

In the meantime, paperwork piled up: bank statements to balance, medical expenses to submit for reimbursement, homeowner renewal policy to take care of, and saying goodbye to friends.

There was also work "Getting Ready to Fly to Seattle for Three Days". We have a son graduating from nursing school on Monday night, and 14 family members gathering for a celebration dinner on Sunday night. One of our daughters will be staying with us for two days. The graduate initially want pot roast but changed his mind and decided on prime rib! That size cut of meat is a special order.

There was also "Giving a Talk about Volunteering at a Refugee Camp in Greece at an end-of-season potluck attended by about 60 people." That happened the day before yesterday.

Not to mention the "Getting Ready to Leave for Greece on Tuesday."

And the "Welcoming the Friend Keeping Company with our Designer Cat While We're Gone for Six Weeks." The friend is fun but the "Clearing Out Space and Putting All the Stuff Lying Around Into Bins" is not.

I am sitting at the Tucson airport waiting to board our plane home. It is 85 degrees. When we get back here on May 8, it will probably be 100. We'll stay for a couple of weeks, close up our park model for the summer, wrangle our cat into her travel bag and fly to Seattle, which will have long, long days and sun by then.

I don't like having "Write the Blog Post" on a to-do list, but it's the last item I'll cross off.

I plan to sleep on the three-hour plane ride. And take a long bath tonight.


joeh said...

After reading this, I need a nap.

Linda Myers said...

Lol! Me, too! Eyes wide open on the plane, though.

DJan said...

You are the busiest retired person I know! Whew, that was tiring, just to read it. Safe travels, Linda! :-)

Janette said...

Yup, I need a nap as well! Have a great time!

Linda Reeder said...

It sounds quite hectic, but it's all for good causes. Hope you can enjoy it all.

Deb Shucka said...

Traveling Mercies to you.

Tom said...

Sounds like you're very busy, and like that's just the way you want it to be. Hava good trip!

Sally Wessely said...

It all sounds crazy busy. I'll be thinking of you. Blessings.

Sharon Rasmussen said...

Linda, you have such a wonderful potpourri of fun, exciting, challenging and rewarding dishes on your plate of life. Sure is a good thing that you are good at juggling and multi-tasking. Happy and safe travels to you and Art.