Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Spilling the Beans...

As some of you guessed, we are going to Belgium. Hubby is going for work and all of us will stay for an extended period of time. I'm really geeked about it, but the packing is overwhelming to me right now. A good friend suggested I should pack as if I'm going for two weeks. Unfortunately, I bring too much even for two weeks. So, if you have words of wisdom, sock it to me.

My mother-in-law is in town until Saturday and I'm a bit under the weather, so here are a few pictures of the places Hubby's work will be taking us soon in lieu of a "real" post...


Antwerp, Belgium

Paris, France

Toledo, Spain
St. Petersburg, Russia

(Yes, I will be blogging so I can keep you posted while keeping my sanity.)

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At March 26, 2008 at 9:23 PM, Anonymous Stephanie said...

Oh man, I am SOOOO jealous! Lucky you!

 
At March 26, 2008 at 11:46 PM, Blogger walternatives said...

OMG OMG OMG! St. Petersburg? Toledo? HOLY COW! How incredible is THAT? When do you leave? I agree with your friend (almost) - take enough for two weeks, but have a place where you know you can mail order clothes/undies/etc. if you need them. Truly, there are laundry facilities world-wide. And for emergency handwashing, google "ricksteves, clothesline"

They are lifesavers.

I am so happy for you! Congrats on the big adventure - how long will you be gone?

 
At March 27, 2008 at 9:38 AM, Blogger Purl said...

I was jealous with Belgium, but you really have me going with your great, extensive trip. You will HAVE to blog lots and give us lots of pictures.

 
At March 27, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Blogger Victoria said...

Cool! Blogging from Belgium? How long will you be gone for?

 
At March 27, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Blogger Tammy said...

SO COOL! Awww man, I've only got 4 weeks of school left & you folks are leaving the country.

When is the big day? I'm really excited for your family - what an awesome opportunity. Of course I'll follow your adventure like a stalker. :0)

If your suitcases are REALLY heavy, don't peek inside, it'll just be me trying to stow away.

Happy packing!

 
At March 28, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Blogger Robin said...

Sounds fabulous!! Check out Blankenberge if you get a chance - it is one of my favorite places in Belgium.

 
At March 30, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Blogger Mortimer's Mom said...

lucky lucky you! I love Belgium!

 
At March 31, 2008 at 4:38 AM, Blogger Rony said...

WOO!! How incredibly cool is that?! How long will hubby be away from the family? I wish I were going... Have fun!

 

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