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Headed to Seychelles

Tomorrow, I'm leaving the country for three weeks to go to a family reunion in the Seychelles Islands, which is off the coast of Africa, and Paris. I'm not sure how often I'll have access to the internet, if ever, so I thought I'd better say goodbye to everyone.

Goodbye! Have a safe and happy three weeks! :)


P.S.

Think warm and fuzzy thoughts for me. My family My CRAZY MOM is going to drive me nuts! Somehow, my dad got out of this trip and he is a lucky, lucky guy. Sexy Nerd, who has been pestering me about when we're going to finally get married, would not even come on this trip, even if it meant getting married next week! He knows it's going to be a miserable time.

P.P.S.

How bad could three weeks with my mom be, you ask? For starters, she is already upset because I'm planning to bring my laptop with me. I purchased this laptop, my first ever, specifically for this trip.

She is annoyed because I am only bringing 4 swimsuits. I thought 4 swimsuits was a lot! 

She is mad because I am bringing one pair of shorts and a few skirts. She says that I will be too hot wearing shorts and skirts. What the heck am I supposed to wear instead? Are people in the Seychelles running around naked? 

She freaked out because she wants to bring coffee creamer on the trip and, thinking I was being helpful, I offered to pack some of those little liquid creamer packets. Aaccording to her, this will RUIN our trip.

My mom says that we will be staying with friends for the 2 weeks in the Seychelles, but she does not know who yet. Umm, it's the day before we leave. Shouldn't we know by now? She hasn't been to the Seychelles in 22 years. How close could she possibly be with these mystery friends? 

My mom also insists that we are going to go snorkeling in the ocean, which I have never even considered doing, and when I asked her if we'll have life jackets she got really mad at me "for asking such a stupid question". She says that of course we won't have life jackets. This may sound fine and dandy to some people, but I CANT SWIM! Holy monkeys, I am going to die on this trip! All you religious people out there, pray for me.

P.P.P.S. 

Sorry for all the nervous complaining. Have a great 3 weeks, everyone!

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