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... when you critisize everyone elses musical posts.

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... when you find yourself attending the tallent shows of the local pre-school even though you know none oi the kids who attend.

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... when you find yourself attending the tallent shows of the local pre-school even though you know none oi the kids who attend.

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No, that just makes you creepy. :D



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... when you start to cheat when playing gin rummy with your aunt at the nursing home.

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... when you find yourself attending the tallent shows of the local pre-school even though you know none oi the kids who attend.

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No, that just makes you creepy. :D



j/k man. :p Unless you're serious.

Well, where else can you see a variety show nowadays?

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... when you call your mother in law just to talk.

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You know you need a vacation when:

Your vacation ends.
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Its time for a vacation when you look like your drivers license photo.
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When you find yourself at Bass Pro Shop starring at every piece of hiking gear imaginable in the store, and buy nothing but the chewing jerky. Maybe that means I need more money though? :)
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when it's been a full year since your last vacation and you've had exactly one Saturday off since then.

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you've had no more than 12 days off in 12 months after building a 2,500 sf house solo and you definitely have to get hernia surgery...

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... you definitely have to get hernia surgery...

Did that a couple of years ago.  BAD BAD BAD way to burn a vacation week.

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Your vacation ends.

Now your just talking sense. What is the world coming to?  :p

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Your vacation ends.

Now your just talking sense. What is the world coming to?  :p

Some of my most memorable vacations were concocted while on a previous vacation.
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When you have to tell facilities that seven meetings, 15 emails, a workman's comp claim, an ergonomic evaluation, a doctor's note and $800 out of my budget is a ridiculous thing to go through to get someone a comfortable chair when you can just swap out their existing chair with the oddball chair that is in the conference room.

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You're stuck in a foreign country and can't get back home.

A vacation from a vacation?  Yes, really.
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A vacation from a vacation?  Yes, really.

For real?  Where are ya?   :)

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I just bought myself yet another travel backpack.



And I go through "packing drills" -- like I'm really going somewhere...

Just sent off the visa request this morning.  But the trip ain't till October -- assuming I get the visa.  Sigh...  Please help!!


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A vacation from a vacation?  Yes, really.

For real?  Where are ya?   :)

Were.  Chile.  They'd let you hike in and out, but no vehicles (was out of the parks, on a bus heading to the airport in Punta Arenas).  200km is a fair hike without any food.  Hiked into Puerto Natales.  Made it out after about 3 days - evacuated by the Chilean Army and Air Force.  Long story.  Just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Amazing!  Not that we actually wish for those kinds of "excitement" -- but once safely out, they are the experiences that we remember most!

YMMV, but to me, the experiences of sipping Mai Tai under a resort-style thatched "hut" on a beach is so "nice" that it's almost boring...


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