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We left home only a little later than we'd planned at 8:17 a.m. - 17 minutes has to be a record. It was hard getting out of the house because Missy wanted to come with us. We know that Biscuit and Missy saw the suitcases, saw us packing. So, Missy probably thought, "Road trip! That sounds like fun!" Then she was whimpering as we left.
We'll probably stop in Edinburg at Micky D's for breakfast.
... through the IU School of Education - she had been a student in the Counseling Psychology program in the 90's.
It was great to return to work and see everyone. I also had to make it through a stack of mail and get my mind wrapped around what needed to be done first. Then, I had to teach a class that night at IU. I dare say the students did not have me at my best, but they were all very understanding and tolerant of my sleepy ...
Sometimes getting ready for a trip is harder than the trip. So, this time, on top of the laundry, the mail-stopping, the packing, I needed to add the grading of 161 personal essays by 9th grade writers. Ye-haa!
Well, the papers got graded and the grade book is closed for two weeks. Can I hear another cheer of celebration?!!!
This trip will be nice to get away but it will also be a happy ...
... style. Our first stop was Taps. A craft beer mecca. 50+ taps, all devoted to craft beer. A large portion locally made. Have I mentioned how amazing the craft beer scene is in Indiana and Michigan? They know to make really outstanding beer around these parts. Another bar for more craft beer and then a taxi home to recharge for the next day.
Our next day was grey and rainy. No one else in Bloomington seemed to care, ...
... I am not sure if I will return, although the offer is open, but I have grown because of my time there.
I had some pictures that I had not yet posted. They are random.
Thank you for following my adventure.