Clearing for Takeoff

Matt has ten days vacation left, I have eight - we need to use it or lose it. So we are putting our plans in order so that we can take a long trip to the mountains - I am thinking 4 or 5 days should be a good start to shake off some of the urban grit and kick up a little rural dust.

I would love to avoid deer season, and to be sure, the hunters would prefer it too - when Lola barks, deer flee. But that may not happen.

I think Dad may join us for part of our vacation - we're glad to help Dad with whatever projects he has in mind, so that's always a good thing. But we'll be glad to have some solitude as well - we've been busy as beavers since Spring, with no signs of slowing.

Nothing else from here for now - we're just keeping on keeping on.