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May 10th, 2004

t-2 hours @ 09:45 am

Current Mood: okay okay

We're frantically getting ready to leave this morning. I should be able to manage but worry about my leg because keeping it in on e position for a long time is really difficult because its still in the healing process (I did go to the doctor on Friday and will be able to walk fully at the beginning of June). Services will be on Thursday so we wanted to fly to Arizona, but for some odd reason the only way we could do it and get back by Saturday (my sister and Philip have a tea to go to) would have cost about $2000. So I guess its 20 hours of straight driving we'll have to do. I wish I could help drive but I'm sure everyone doesn't. We should be ok as far as being entertained as we've got three bipods (my sister's, my mom's, and Philip's) an XM Radio, and my laptop's DVD player. Should keep us entertained or at least distracted enough to not realize the pain of travel. Most likely I'll travel back with my dad since I don't need to rush back for any tea. That way I can copilot for my dad and cut down the time that his turn signal stays on from 5 minutes to maybe 1 or 2 minutes. That, and we'll be able to drink coffee, talk about women and life, and generally have fun.

So the plan is to leave around noon, drive for the 18 to 20 hours that it will take and arrive in Strawberry by 8. I'm doing better as far as the long trip, but last night I was s quite upset that we weren't able to fly. I'm not sure Grandpa would have wanted me to worry as much as I did so this morning I stopped worrying. I made it last time, and I suppose I'll have no problems making it this time. More from the road.
 
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From:sunnyblue
Date:May 10th, 2004 08:52 pm (UTC)
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Hope y'all have a safe trip. Y'all will be in my thoughts.
From:(Anonymous)
Date:May 11th, 2004 08:06 pm (UTC)

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hi noel...ms marsha here....just want you to know that i am happy and relieved that all of you made the trip ok....i am keeping all of you in my prayers every day and i am also praying for your safe return to arkansas. i know that this is a difficult time for you and your family....i have been through the same thing with both of my parents....but it is better that your grandfather did not have to suffer any longer.... i know what you mean about just missing him...wish i could help in some way....a fruit and cheese basket will be delivered to you guys on wednesday...hope it will help out with some afternoon snacking, etc. just know that you are all being thought about often from the walkley house....hope to see you soon....with deepest sympathy...mm

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