I posted this map a year ago on A Reader's Journal, but it's relevant again. Did you get that - it's relevant! Hot diggity dog diggity! We're taking a trip this summer! I'm so excited in case you couldn't tell. My husband called an hour or so ago and told me he will be able to retire earlier than he originally thought and asked me if I would like to take a month and go on a trip. A month! I said I thought 2 weeks was plenty. After two weeks I'm usually ready to be home. Of course, if he's retired and I don't have to teach until the last week of Aug, we could be flexible. Flexible, that's good.
Of course, my first thoughts were of the Northwest. I love Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Vancouver Island. Then I thought of New York City. I pulled out the atlas and started looking at Central Park, Manhattan; thinking about seeing a couple plays. Then my daughter asked if we would be driving and I thought about 'my map'. If we drove we could get some of those white northern states. We really enjoy road trips so that could be a fun possibility.
DH has always wanted to visit northern Michigan ( Sault Ste. Marie). I would love, love, love to go there. The question is where to from there? I'd like to see Toronto, Montreal, Quebec in Canada. Maybe we need 2 months and a million dollars!
The main thing is I wanted to let you know that M is retiring this summer and we're taking a vacation. Maybe a cruise? My mind won't be still. oh, but it is almost as much fun thinking and planning as making the trip. I did say, ALMOST.