Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Vacation stats...

Lisa here, back from the Bahamas, physically if not mentally. Turns out a break from the brutal Cleveland winter, the kids, and work was exactly what I needed. I can't say that I was happy to return home to the snow and 151 e-mails in my work inbox, but I was really excited to see the kiddies.

Anyways, here are some random stats to give you a feel for how the big vacay went...

  • Number of bottles of vodka purchased for the trip: 2
  • Number of bottles of vodka consumed: 1 (not bad for 4 oldish people, right?)
  • Number of fun dresses packed for the trip: 7
  • Number of different pairs of shoes packed to compliment said dresses: 6
  • Number of dresses actually worn: 3 (ok, in my defense, it's hard to know exactly what you'll be in the mood to wear on any given night, ok?)
  • Pounds I wish I had lost before the trip: 7
  • Days spent laying in the sun: 3.5 (one day was only sort of sunny)
  • Number of times we went for a dip in the ocean: 0 (I don't do sand, don't judge.)
  • Number of times we went down a water slide that shoots you through a shark tank: 1
  • Number of videos of my husband and best friend dancing to a Carribbean band made up of the buffet waitstaff: 1 (If they wouldn't permanently disown me, I would totally post it for your viewing pleasure. Trust me when I say it's priceless.)
  • Number of nights I rationalized the amount of cleavage exposed by the fact that we were on vacation: 4
  • Number of people bribed to get us through the Bahamas airport in an efficient manner: 4
  • Number of bags lost on the way back from the Bahamas: 3
  • Number of days it will take me to get back into the daily grind: TBD

My mind is still a little mushy from all the time spent away from the computer, but I managed to read 4 books while I was away, so I'll be posting reviews the rest of the week. Looks like Laura did a good job of holding down the fort while I was gone, but I'm glad to be back. Turns out it's really hard to obsessively check your e-mail and blog when you're in the Bahamas. Who knew?


sraasch said...

Ahhh vacation...I so need one.

slhastings said...

I need a vacation too! All we've been doing is going to Florida to take care of the father in law – not exactly fun. I'm so burnt out! I need fun. I remember that shark slide thing. I hated it. When I was ejected from the slide, water flew up my nose...and it killed. (Yep. That's why once is definitely enough).

Beach. Beach. Beach. Oh well, it's 50 in Chicago today.

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