The other evening my oldest son came by to visit. During his time here he brought up the subject of all of us taking a trip to Mount Vernon, VA around this time next year. We were all excited about the prospect of a family vacation.
Youngest did mention that he may be hiking the AT during that time, but may be able to meet us there.
A year should give us time to save up for the trip expenses and boarding our dog. May have to get her used to being boarded, but we shall see. I know our vet boards dogs and at least she would be around folks who have her health record.
Also, may have to rent a wheelchair for hubby. He walks with a cane now, but only for short distances. He would not be able to hold up to a tour through several buildings and acres.
Another thing is photography. I’ll probably still take my 2 cameras, but I also want to experiment with my iPhone. I will definitely need to get a selfie stick so I can get all of us in one shot.
I’ve checked a few places to stay while we are there. Gives me an idea of accommodations. We’ll definitely want something with a kitchen so we are not eating out all the time. That gets old and usually involves way too many calories.
That also means I will need to get my bohunkus in gear and put some effort into working out. May need to start using some weights. May need to build up some strength if I am going to be pushing a wheelchair around.
Anyway, lots to think about; lots to get done in the meantime.