Lift Off!

Six months of planning, and the reality of what we are about to do is just setting in…

We’re currently sitting at Gate 64 at Vancouver International Airport. Our flight to London leaves in 30 minutes! After an exhausting month of getting ready, we’re really about to do this.

After 2 going away parties, and seveal teary goodbyes, we’re leaving.

Diane, her final Starbucks for awhile in hand, is coping well. She’s wondering when she has to start ratoining toilet paper. Every trip to the bathroom, she’s wondering whether she should be taking some of this with her.

We’re already getting special treatment. The flight attendants paged us, to find out where our checked baggage is, but we don’t have any! More on that later.

Anyhow, they’re calling our flight, so our next update will be from jolly old England.

Patrick and Diane

Here’s a picture taken at the airport by our friends Werner, Henny, and their daughter Janis, who kindly volunteered to take us to the airport.

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3 thoughts on “Lift Off!

  1. We’ve found this secret account belonging to Diva and Indy…. Have a great trip! mommy we are being treated really well by those people.. just haven’t figured out why that small brown sausage keeps barking.. I hissed at it and it ran away..!!! ha ha I win.. Doobs say meow, she’s sleeping as usual…. will keep you posted on our progress to take over the world…now that I’ve figured out how to type… the possibilities are, skylar…and doobs..meow…xoxoxo

  2. Hi! We wish you loads of fun and (safe) adventure. Don’t worry, there are lots of Starbucks in London. In fact, we have found Starbucks almost everywhere, exceptions being Ecuador and Easter Island 🙂Adrian and Cathy

  3. I’m glad your finally off on your great adventure. We will be waiting to hear all about it. I can’t believe you got all that stuff in one backpack. I’m impressed.

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