Heading Home (12/27/07)
We got up at 4:30 am to pack and make sure we were under the weight limits. We got to the airport and our flight left pretty much on time. Our connection in St. Louis was tight but we made it. We worried that our luggage didn't make it on the plane but when we arrived in Seattle our luggage arrived with us. While we were at the baggage claim we ran into a coworker's sister who just happened to be on the plane with us but we never saw her. We then began trading airline holiday nightmare stories. It seems we're not the only ones who had it bad. In fact, compared to alot of folks, we had it pretty good.
We grabbed our luggage and went outside to wait for our wonderful friend Kary to pick us up. We had a great time visiting with her on the ride home. We really missed our friends on this trip. I think it's the first trip we've taken where we felt like we actually had friends to miss.
Once home, we picked up the boys, unpacked and started to decompress. It was so nice to be home.
Well, that's the end of my Iowan Christmas tale. Hope you enjoyed it. Tune in next year for the holiday classic, "My Butt is Stayin' Home for Christmas."