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I really wish I loved traveling. Don’t get me wrong I love jetting away for a long weekend. The actual spending time exploring a new city thing I love. You know what I don’t love about the whole process?Flying.
Not that I’m a bad flier like I get nervous or anything. I mean it’s not my favorite thing to do but I cannot stand the whole airport flying experience. I’ve even tried to make it a tiny bit less asinine by getting Global Entry clearance so then I get TSA precheck but honestly isn’t the airport the most unpleasant experience? Everybody is in a terrible mood. Everyone is rushing around, grumbling about having to take their shoes off (one perk of TSA precheck….no longer have to do that). The planes are overly full and seriously did they shrink the space in between the seats or is it just me?
My absolute least favorite part is the anxiety of bringing a bag on board. I’m not checking my Macbook or expensive jeans I would like to be in complete possession at all times. The people at the gate really love to rev up that anxiety as well.
“This is a COMPLETELY full plane. We will not be able to accommodate all your bags. Might as well check them now“. This is where I start getting that anxious feeling.
What boarding group am I again? Group 2. What the…..that is like half the plane apparently. Nobody is taking my bag I tell you. Now here is my biggest pet peeve. If you don’t even have a roller bag why are you so crazed to line up already???? I mean your seat is there! Why did you feel the need to cut in front of me??? You don’t even need the overhead!!!! Ughhhhhhhh
We flew United on the way up to visit my sister. They are the WORST airline. I am 5’7 and my knees were crammed up to the chair in front of me. The economy plus seats which were another $50 on top of the astronomical amount I spent pretty much looked like a regular seat. Then the poor people minions like myself were basically sitting on top of each other. It was pretty miserable.
Also to make a very long story short please excuse my absence from yesterday. Apparently there were strong winds last night which delayed us till 2 in the morning. This was after the TSA pre check line was CLOSED. Thanks Newark…..aka the worst airport in America. I seriously had a mini panic attack. I had to sit on my bag to close it. There was no way I was taking my macbook out that was buried at the bottom. Finally are waiting forever in the line after we were so politely told “it’s closed can’t you read the sign“……we caught wind of one Precheck that was open at the end of the terminal that we hauled over to. I understand there needs to be rules in place for safety but its like the minute people step into an airport nastiness ensues. End rant.
At least we had a fabulous time with my sister and her kiddos. We made it into the city to see the Gators destroy Georgia. I am actually in disbelief that actually still occurred. I wish I lived closer to my sister. She needs to move back to Atlanta. The Newark airport and I are going to take a break.
We got in on Thursday and celebrated the renovations in my sisters kitchen almost being complete.
The kiddos liked the Gator hats we gave them.
On Halloween we headed to the kids school to see their Halloween parade.
Loved getting all the time in with my sister!
At night Mark and I stole the little one for trick or treating. She didn’t want to get into her Elmo costume because she was afraid everyone was going to tickle her.
I mean honestly how precious right?
Saturday we made it into the city to watch the Gator game at one of the local Gator bars. First we stopped at our favorite place to grab a quick drink.
We hung out with one of Mark’s friends from UF who works there. Her name is Adrianne and she is amazing! If you are in the city I highly recommend you stop by and ask for her! Please ignore my highly uncoordinated scarf…..I needed my warm weather Gator gear.
I still really cannot believe the Gators still won. Don’t worry though I still want Muschamp gone.
Sunday was spent catching up, going to Barre with my sister and getting to soak up every minute with the kiddos. Followed by camping out in the airport for yet another delayed flight. At least we got home even if it was into the next day…..Definitely needed one of these this morning!
Hope you had a wonderful weekend and start to your week. I am seriously so in love with my new iPhone 6 plus y’all. It takes pictures like my DSLR camera does.
Anyone interested in a review about it from me? xoxoxo