Everything In Its Place

I’ve just returned from a 2-week vacation with my husband and teenage daughter.  Well, it was sort of a vacation.  My husband had some business trips to take, so we built a vacation around them.  And we decided that as long as we were traveling, we might as well start doing college visits.  So it was a rather hectic vacation, with a lot more early morning wakeups than I’d like.  But it was still great to be away as a family and to experience things together.

It’s also great to be back!

It always surprises me when I go to clients’ homes and they have fully-packed suitcases lying around from a recent trip.  “When did you get back?” I’ll ask.  “Three weeks ago,” they might reply.  Yikes!

For me, one of the pleasures of returning home from vacation is emptying the suitcases and putting away everything– including the suitcases — that night.  Yes, that night!

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