Visiting the girls
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Well, we started off with a bang. After a variety of technical issues with laptops, PDA's and mp3 players (imagine that!) we finally watched our last live episode of 24 for a while and got to bed after midnight. Not too late other than having to awake at 5:00 a.m. Brenda took us to the airport and we boarded without incident, anxious to take off at 7:00.
At 8:00 we were getting antsy and by nine we were getting annoyed but
Cindy's sister Cathy picked us up at O’Hare with her three little girls Morgan, Bailey and MaClain pictured here and took us back to their home which has a kitchen renovation under way (good time for us to invade!)
We had to spend a bit of time on the Internet trying to finalize our hopeful
We ended going out for Tapas with Cathy, Rob and the girls and Cindy's brother Dave and ate well (and were graciously treated on top of it). We finished the evening kicking back with probably our last bottle of good red wine for quite some time.
Well we spent most of the morning trying to figure out which of the two itineraries to do in
We took the girls to the Rainforest Café (apparently one of their faves) for a late lunch. Believe it or not it was snowing in
I decided to follow up with Etrade and, long story short, they didn't execute the wire transfer and claimed they couldn't without a notarized fax. Why they didn't tell me this earlier this morning I have no idea. Needless to say I was pissed off. With twenty minutes till our flight boards, we tried in vain to get our broker at another bank. Guess we will have to deal with this from