No I’m not referring to the Zombie Apocalypse, but the end of my vacation. I’ve been off the entire week and it’s taken me all of that to catch up on chores that have piled up over the past few months. I fixed a few things around the house, ran errands and even started to clean the garage. The one thing I did not catch up on is sleep. It’s funny how your body can get used to a schedule and not be able to adjust. I’m usually up between 5:00am and 6:00am for work during the week and my vacation apparently wasn’t any different. While everything was business as usual (as far as holiday stuff) we did take the opportunity for an impromptu visit to The Seminole Hard Rock Casino on Friday for a bit of much needed fun. We played the slots and ate lunch at The Hard Rock Café which is something we hadn’t done in a while. The place was empty and you could hear bells everywhere (even on the machines Nanci and I played). We were up on the slots and kept playing and playing for what seemed like hours until we were back to what we took with us. You see what I consider to be a good day at the casino is coming home with what you took (or maybe a bit more) and playing for a while with their money. Saturday brought Nanci to the movies with some family and I never left the couch (well maybe for a few but I decided to just relax, watch some TV and turn off the brain for a bit). Later than night we ended up at Nanci’s brother’s house for some pulled pork, corn muffins, coleslaw and grilled corn. You see her brother is a master chef when it comes to cooking (I believe he inherited that from his mom). Hopefully today will allow Nanci and I to get the Christmas tree setup and spend the last little bit of time together with the boys before going warp speed back into that crazy thing we call work and life.
What do you normally consider a good vacation? Do you ever get any down time or is it as crazy as usual?