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Sunday, May 9, 2010

And we're off!!

On Thursday, that is.  :D      3 MORE DAYS!!!  I can't wait to see my hubby again!!!

We have to get up super early Thursday morning to make it to the airport 2 hours early, a 1 hour flight to NYC's JFK International Airport, followed by a 6 hour layover at said airport (insert whine here)!  THEN, its a 14 hour and 35 minute straight shot flight to Incheon International Airport.  Woo!   Altogether, that makes for a 26 1/2 hour long day, and that only gets us to the airport in Korea.  It will take awhile to get our luggage, and take it to whatever bus we will be riding for the 1 1/2 hour trip back to the apartment.  Then we can collapse onto the air mattresses Jon is buying today (snerk) that the Army says we can't sleep on. 

So, I'm praying that I won't have to dye my hair when we land, in order to hide all the gray that is likely to appear, and that I (or someone else) don't kill my children whilst at 35,000 feet in the air. 

Seriously, though, I've already started praying for the pilots, none of that flying-too-much syndrome for them, please.  I'd like them to be well-rested for this flight.  :P  Oh, and no children directing the plane when it lands, either, please. 

I have a backpack full of new small toys (oh, alright, and a new Leapster game) in order to keep them halfway entertained on the flight.  No medications, though, even though I'm sorely tempted.   I learned my lesson last time I flew with two kids, and am only bringing one book with me, plus my Bible.  I have a new one, its an NIV/The Message parallel Bible, and it. is. awesome!  I love it.  Its so interesting to hear one verse, and then get a modern-day translation.  Most of the time, I don't really need the translation, but it gives me a whole new perspective on what's being said.  Ok, back to the trip stuff. 
The kids are all excited, they have seen pictures of our new apartment, and the new blankets that Daddy bought for them.  Jacob even pointed out where he thinks our desk should go in the living room.  I didn't want to explain that we didn't take the desk.. lol.  So, if you're interested, here are a couple of pictures of the new apartment.  Oh, and a quirk- its written into our lease that we cannot ever wear shoes in the apartment.  Period. 

Foyer L. Room, part of the hallway bathroom
 Closet wall (master bedroom)Kitchen
Living roomYes, its a picture of the kitchen sink. :P
He was in a hurry that day, so these are the only pictures we have so far.  He is going back Tuesday, so stay tuned for some pictures of the bedrooms, and a requested pic of the playground (from the kids) and the front of the building (from me).  :)


The Frisk Five said...

Good Luck! Sounds awesome!

Armywife said...

Yay, I can comment now! I bet you are so excited and nervous and a bunch of different emotions all rolled into one. Most important thing of all is that you and your family are back together again soon. The hard parts will fall into place. Just give it to God! Good luck!