Archive for January, 2011

What happened to January???

Can I get it back, please?? I’m seriously concerned about the fact that an entire month just flew right past me! I guess thats what happens when you have 2 1/2 weeks of jet lag, countless hours playing catch-up at work, spending time with friends and family that you haven’t seen in months, trying to organize all aspects of life at home, planning a husband’s birthday, and fighting off a head cold! Time literally flies by!
I’m still working on getting adjusted back to reality ~ there’s definitely still some denial.  Not having a single responsibility for 3 months has spoiled me rotten.  I haven’t quite accepted the fact that I have to wash my own dishes, make my own bed, cook my own food and do my own laundry.  Life was way better when someone was doing all of that for me!   Our next vacation may have to come sooner than we planned – we’ve only been home 3 weeks and I’m flat out exhausted!  And I STILL haven’t finished blogging about Thailand!

Home (Bitter)Sweet Home

We made it!  We are happy to have arrived home safely and grateful to find that our house is still standing, but  it’s been very bittersweet for us. We had the absolute best time and loved every single minute of our trip & we weren’t ready for it to end! We are very excited to see our family and friends, but we were sad to leave Asia & can’t wait to go back!

We’ve been dealing with some serious jetlag.  We’re both wide awake at all the wrong hours, and can’t seem to keep our eyes open during the right hours.  During our brief periods of wakefulness we’ve been sorting through globs of mail, 98% of which is junk, and trying to come to the sad realization that our trip of a lifetime has come to an end and now we’re back to real life. Boohoo!

We haven’t quite finished blogging about Thailand, so stay tuned for a bit of back-blogging…..

Siem Reap: Angkor Awesome!

Cambodia: Number 20!

We stayed at a hotel called the Golden Banana.  It was run by a group of young men(how old do I sound?) around the age of 20-25.  I didn’t expect very good service, but was actually amazed by their attention they paid to us.  As a result, we booked the same tuk tuk driver for the entire stay, and a guide for our first day of exploration.

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We spent a quiet, rain-soaked New Year on Koh Phangan island in the Gulf of Thailand. We hope everyone had as great a time as we did! We wish you all a healthy, happy 2011!