Thursday, July 1, 2010

Last Thought

I didn't think it was going to get to me, but it did. I got a humongous lump in my throat as I watched hubby pull out of the driveway, with only the fuzzy top of Fritz's head in sight.

The house is dead quiet. My family are all on my ex's boat to watch the Canada Day fireworks; hubby and Fritz are headed for the cottage and Kidlet is at a cottage with her pals. I am alone with my thoughts and reflections - along with a pile of clean laundry and a suitcase that needs packing.

It is becoming real to me - this African adventure of mine (and Kidlet's). Tomorrow afternoon we will be on a plane headed for Nairobi via Amsterdam. Excitement is racing up and down my spine, through my tummy and surging up my veins to my head via my heart. I can barely contain myself. And why should I? There is no one here to bother; no one to offend with my unrestrained yodeling and singing at the top of my lungs. I have so many reasons to be

I have always said that I thought I would hit my stride in my fifties and as luck would have it, this year in which I turned fifty has been absolutely incredible. It has been jam packed with milestones, dreams fulfilled and adventures. It just can't get any better.

So I am packing up my netbook and camera equipment and I'll post when I can - although I am not sure how much Internet access I will have. Sending a huge hug to your collective hearts and wishes that you may all live fully and create the life you want to live.


  1. Bon Voyage! Have a great trip and enjoy every moment...

  2. Safe travels DIH, with much love always,

  3. Just getting to know you! Have a marvelous trip and will talk some more when you get back!

  4. Oh, have a fabulous adventure!!! Can't wait to hear all about it when you return!!! And will look forward to seeing some photos, I'm sure, as well!!! Love, Janine XO

  5. Go well Lyn.
    And we'll be here waiting to hear all about it.

  6. I can't wait to hear all about it! Hope you're having the time of you life!

  7. Oh Lyn please be careful! I know you'll have a great time. Post soon, I'm going to be worrying about you like crazy!

  8. Safe travels and looking forward to your trip reports!

  9. Lyn, I wait patiently to hear every detail! I'm sure that after this, one could just never ever be quite the same!


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