Dogs vaccinated and booked into [jail] Summer camp? Check.
[Prison Guard] Pet Taxi service booked to take them to [jail] Super Fun Summer Camp? Check
Human accommodation booked? Almost
Assignments marked and graded? Almost (Five down, two to go)
Giant Rubik’s Cube that is the draft timetable for 1st + 2nd Year ‘09 submitted? Check
Ideal travel knitting project? Check! ravelry
Double the recommended daily dose of Vit C so I absolutely Do. Not. Get. The Virus. That is Going Around. Check
Draft Subject Outline for Brand. New. Subject for ’09 submitted? Almost
Car registered, finally? Check!!!
Deep denial about coming down with The Virus. That is Going Around. Check
Rental car booked? Check
The perfect Holiday Novel? No! (v. nervous about this one)
Dogs very aware that something is about to happen that they might not necessarily like? Check
Approximately one gazillion loads of laundry done despite tumble dryer suddenly on the fritz? Check
New sunglasses to replace ones I managed to snap in half last week bought? Err…not check.
New rechargeable batteries for my mouse? Not check either! (slack!)
Bags packed? Not yet, that’s probably on Friday night after I’ve graded my last pile of assignments
Lovin’ iCal on my new computer? Are you kidding? Without it I’d be reduced to writing on pieces of paper! So…Check!
Room left on the credit card? Check
New hiking boots bought? Check
Big tub of Vaseline to ward off blisters from said hiking boots (and hopefully leeches too)? Check, Check..thankyou pro hiking-type person who recommended this
Almost everything ticked off the
“Things that must be done before we go to Tasmania” list on the kitchen wall? Check Checkey Check.
Waiting for the moment when I’m sitting here and all I can hear is birdsong, no mobile phone coverage, no internet reception, no people and definitely NO more excel spreadsheets? Check check checkidey check check CHECK ! ! !
PS For my American readers: do I have my fingers crossed for you guys in the election tomorrow? Check.