Monday, August 22, 2011
After thinking things over this past week, I decided to take Matt up on his offer to go to Wisconsin next month. I had another talk with my boss and we worked it out so I can leave on a flight after work on a Friday and fly back the following Sunday. I'd be gone for 9 days, but only miss 5 days of work. I'm really lucky that my boss is willing to let me use vacation time with such late notice and with a huge transition happening during part of the time I'm gone.
When I told Matt that I would go with him, but that I'd be going back to Hawaii before him, he was happy! He said he really didn't think I was going to go. I told him there are very few people I would do this for, but that he was one of them.
Some readers asked me if I had been to Wisconsin before and the answer is Yes. I really love the Midwest. I've also been to Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Ohio. I've driven thru Iowa, but never really stopped and saw anything. I think Missouri is part of the Midwest too, but I've never been there at all.
Matt said we might drive down to Chicago for a couple of days, which I told him is fine since I love Chicago! There's so much to see and do. I just love traveling and seeing new places. I'm really excited for this trip and of course, to spend time with Matt before he deploys.
Hope everyone had a nice weekend and a Happy Monday!