5.31.2016

Getting My Rear in Gear: East Coast Style

While trying to delete everything humanly possible from my iPhone so it could back up for the first time since October, I came across photos from our March adventure to Get Your Rear in Gear - Hampton Roads. And an adventure it was, complete with delayed flights, missed connections, and sleeping on the floor of the Newark airport.

I always take traveling in stride, and still stand back in awe that a flying aluminum can can get tossed through the sky and land you safely on the other side of the world. So when things don't go as planned, I just roll with it - much to the appreciation of every gate agent that's been screamed at by angry travelers for things not in their control.

I thought an airport slumber party would be excellent training for my world-traveling Merrick, and his future full of international adventures. Like his mama, he takes flight glitches in stride.

The race itself exceeded expectations in both participation, and funds raised. Hampton Roads is one of 3 colorectal cancer "hot spots" in the United States, and being able to put money back into that community to help get people screened is vital. I'm so proud to work for an organization that is helping to fight this disease on a local level.
My adventurous world traveling companion, always by my side.
First lesson in traveling with me - plans change and you just roll with it. Making the most of a night on the floor in Newark while we await the first flight out in the morning.
My (taller than me) little sisters Esther and Hannah - fresh from university life.
3 sisters.
Probably one of my oldest and dearest friends.

1 comment:

Olivia said...

Sleeping in an airport is something everyone should do at least once. Happy adventuring :-)