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Last night’s dishes

Today as I was trying to make sure I had everything packed for my trip I noticed last night’s dishes in the sink that I had been too tired to wash.

One more thing I need to do before leaving the house. That got me thinking. My husband has it easy. When he is going on a trip he just has to remember his clothes and his toothbrush. My morning, not so much. Here’s how the last 30 minutes at home went for me today:

Wash the dishes.
Take the frisbee out of the suitcase.
Take out the trash.
Food and water for the pooch.
Pack everything.
Set out the pooch’s medicine.
Clean out the fridge.
Take the frisbee out of the suitcase.
Check the flight status.
Take the pooch outside.
Double check I’ve got everything I need.
Explain to the pooch that “I’ll be home in a couple of days” as he looks at me with those sad “take me with you” eyes.
Grab the keys.
Kiss the pooch goodbye.
Leave the house.

Then both of my flights were cancelled due to weather in Dallas so I am currently in a van headed to Denver so that I can make it to New Orleans before midnight.