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Updates: Always Take a Book to the Airport

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I have a smartphone. I shouldn't need a book, right? Wrong. (Unless you have the Kindle/iBooks/Nook app on your phone, I suppose.) Despite knowing better, I left Thursday evening for the airport without a book. I think I had some irrational fear it would put my "personal item" over the size limit and doom me to paying an exorbitant carry-on fee. Regardless, I regretted it the second I found the gate and realized I had nearly two hours before boarding. And then I regretted it again Monday morning while waiting for the flight back.

Book troubles aside, I had a great time in Florida, though I completely overate. I told myself stuffing oneself on vacation is expected and I should go all out since, assuming I pass the LSAT in December, this will be my last vacation for some years...but yeah, overate. See exhibits below from my visit to Epcot with my little sister, which was only Day 1.


We should have sprinted through all the pavilions so we could eat everything before our stomachs realized they were full. Anyway, I returned home to new tires on my car and a birthday dinner with the family. I'm now looking forward to the Collingswood Book Festival on Saturday, tons of studying for the LSAT and a strict budget after the free-spending vacation. Oh, and I'll be eking out time to read blogs and books in between all that, of course. ;)

That's it for this week's happenings! Thanks for stopping in and check back tomorrow for my review of Chasing Power by Sarah Beth Durst! An interesting attempt at X-Men meets Indiana Jones. :)

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  1. Happy Birthday!!

    Glad you had a great time :)

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    1. Thank you! It really was fun, and I'm sort of missing the warmer weather, though it's pretty nice up here, too. :)

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  2. Of course you're supposed to stuff yourself on vacation, that's like what they're for! Also I'm so amused at how my thoughts about vacation have changed since my book obsession has increased, the idea of not bringing a book to the airport is so foreign to me that I usually bring SEVERAL books to the airport in case my flight is delayed or something and I finish the first book, THE HORROR! >.> So yes, I always have several books with me on trips ;-)

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    1. And I had been doing so well cutting back on snacking...all blown to bits. But it tasted good. ;)

      I normally travel with at least one book, but my travel thoughts are a little different since I can't read on planes/cars/buses/boats/camels/anything that moves. On the bright side, not having a book let me catch up on blog reading when I had a spare minute in Florida. And I just finished Ironskin last night. :)

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  3. This is my jaw dropping: You didn't bring a book on the plane?! That is a MUST. Plane trips always take forever. Wait at the gate, wait on the plane, the actual plane ride, the return trip...blech.
    Also, still super jealous over your trip. It sounds like the best!

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    1. I get motion sick, so reading on planes is a no-go; but yes, I definitely should have packed one for the airport wait.

      I'm planning another vacation for sometime five years from now, maybe finally going overseas again. You should join! :)

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  4. Happy birthday (belated)! Vacations are all about overeating, right? ;) I left my book at home, once, when I had a six-hour wait somewhere. I'll never do that again!

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    1. Thank you! And unfortunately, post-vacation is about forcing myself to exercise. Boo. :P

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