Pre-Vacation Psycho: A Day in the Life Sunday

I am wrapped tight the week before a vacation. Psycho. Plain and simple.

One moment I am doing exactly what I spoke to a group of professionals this week about not doing - reacting in the heat of the moment. The next, I am typing with one finger reacting to emails I normally would simply delete. My days blur into each other as I head in to work at the crack of dawn and head out after others have left to get "one more thing done" before I head out.

I am moving through actions, making decisions, and providing direction.

How much "stuff" can I get through my office and out to others so actions can proceed in my absence? What issues do I anticipate coming up <enter the crystal ball> so I can prepare others for them?

It's crazy I tell you.

This old soul needs to retreat, recharge, refocus and regroup. And it starts today. First stop, the St. Paul Hotel for the chocolate lovers tea with the girls - vintage hats and all.

Monday, we're heading south.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Atlantis and then snorkeling in the Bahamas may be just what the doctor ordered.

Disney cruise creatures all bouncey, smiley, giddy and in my space? Maybe not so much right now but give me a few days to unwind then I'll be up for reconnecting with creatures and folk alike. Maybe even SpongeBob. Wait, not SpongeBob - ever. Thank god he is not Disney.

See you in a week. It is a small world after all.

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