@jonharris0: but looking forward to a kid-free weekend, the kids are off to their grandparents! Woo hoo! :-)
I know what you mean -- believe it or now I'm down at the beach -- my wife (Gina) said "We're definately having a vacation thsi year" so she booked a condo in Destin, Florida for the week. She's down on the beach as we speak -- I'm working 6:00am to 3:30pm each day and then joining her.
Our 18.5 year old son didn't want to join us -- he's having a good time back at the house -- originally we thought "what will we do without him" ... but It's actually proved to be great -- we don't have to worry about keeping him entertained or feeding him the foods he wants or ...
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