Christmas Eve on a Plane

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My mom’s house is closer to LAX, so we stayed there last night. I woke up bright and early this morning to take the dogs on a walk before heading to the airport. I also managed to get in 2.8 miles of running so I wouldn’t be too antsy on the four hour flight. The airport wasn’t as crazy as I thought it was going to be, but the line to check baggage was still pretty long. I … [Read more...]

I Won’t Be Home For Christmas

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This is the first Christmas that I won’t be home Even though we were living in Maryland last December we flew out to CA to be with my family. You can read last year’s Christmas post here. But before we headed to my mom’s I had errands to run, bags to pack and Ben’s to talk out of working late. One of my tasks was a pit stop at the Goodwill to donate a bunch of clothes. I … [Read more...]