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I’m drinking a Havana Club and Coke (made with Mexican Coke, that we buy at Costco – it’s made with pure cane sugar, which makes it sooooo much better than ordinary Coke made with high fructose corn syrup). I am finished blogging the Girlfriend’s Getaway 2012 trip. The last post of that trip can be found at the end of this post.
You’ll be happy to know there is another Grand Adventure in my future. In 141 days (that’s the end of August) Zung and I will spend a week at the Grand. I would have preferred May, but between Frequent Flier miles and Zung’s work schedule, August was the winner.
I am looking forward to seeing and spending some time with Janelle and Steve. We met them on our first trip to the Grand. They remembered seeing us the year before at the Rui Palace Mexico the year before (with all our kids, plus one extra). They usually vacation in August, but that particular year they went in June. How weird is that, that we ended up at the same two resorts at two different times of the year? After that, they went back to vacationing in August. Hmmm, sounds like one of those destiny things to me.
Janelle and I have kept in touch over these five years and we will be there at the same time this year.
Yeah, those bikini and shoe budgets be damned!
Until then, I will find another, as yet, un-bloggeded trip to blog about. There are 11 Iberostar trips and 6 other Mexico trips. There is the Girlfriend’s trip with Karen to Fort Lauderdale for her 50th birthday and a Girlfriend’s trip to Vegas trip for my 49th birthday with my best friend, Erika. (A best friend is different than a BFF, so I’m not cheating).
There is plenty of fun for me to write about between now and August.
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If you want to go to the beginning of the blog, go to Archives (on the right) and click on September 2010. Blogs are funny in that they post the most recent post, which in my case is not usually the beginning of a trip. To read the next post, there’s the next post title on the right you can click on (and the previous post on the left if you like to read things in reverse) at both the beginning and end of the post.
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I usually make a new post on Wednesday and Sunday. I’ll figure which adventure I’ll blog about between now and Wednesday.