With one day to go, I'm not quite sure why I said I would go to work today... but I guess I will. For a little bit at least. It will keep me from packing and repacking. And tossing in just a few more things. And wondering if I should re-think not bringing the computer. Since we have been home from New Orleans, my living room has been all about packing four duffle bags for Africa. I keep staring at them... a bit overwhelmed.
But I know... my camera is ready for the trip... a stack of memory cards and a few pounds of batteries keeping it company for the journey. And a fresh notebook... blank pages waiting for memories to be recorded. Nothing fancy... I just want to be able to scribble down thoughts as they stampede through my head. I want to remember every minute we are there. Every minute.
My mind can't quite grasp the fact that we are one day away from the trip of our lifetime... eleven months flew right on by. I'm not quite sure where the time went... but I am so excited that the time is now.
The time has come.
The time is now.
I said GO and GO I meant...
The time had come.
-Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! by Dr. Seuss