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So this morning...... #53417
05/06/2015 12:06 PM
05/06/2015 12:06 PM
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Brookfield, CT.
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......it was up early, coffee on the porch and finish packing. Yuck!! And then last minute errands - Zee Best for sandwiches for the plane and drop off the umbrellas and sand chair at 9:01. 9:01? Strange, very strange.

And finally, off to Sunset Bar for our last breakfast on the island, which in the end was only the fourth time over the whole trip we've enjoyed breakfast out. Odd....very odd.

Back to BSV for the last minute details and we're off. Well. Sort of! We picked up Lesley at his house - how convenient was that!? - and off to the airport. And here we are - all signed, sealed, delivered, checked and ready to go home. Now all we need is a plane and next stop is JFK.

There were only three people ahead of us at the JB counter so it was easy-peezy. They checked us in quickly and we are upstairs and through all the security checkpoints and ready to go. Midweek departures really are the best when it works for you. Now if only it could be this simple at JFK, and what to you think the odds of that are?! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" />


Respectfully,

pat



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Re: So this morning...... [Re: pat] #53418
05/06/2015 12:22 PM
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Just missed meeting you twice. We were at Barefoot yesterday also. Today we are at Karakter. Went for a walk to BSV to see if I could find you. Guess I was too late. Have a safe trip. Love your postings. If you do Facebook check for my wife.


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Re: So this morning...... [Re: pat] #53419
05/06/2015 12:38 PM
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Glad you're all checked in and waiting without any problem. So far, it seems the flight is supposed to be on time. Hope the rest of the trip is smooth. Thanks for taking us along!! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/Clapping.gif" alt="" />


Carol Hill
Re: So this morning...... [Re: Carol_Hill] #53420
05/06/2015 01:00 PM
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Have a nice and safe flight.
Kind regards.
Lesley.

Re: So this morning...... [Re: pat] #53421
05/06/2015 02:20 PM
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Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I will miss your daily reports.

Re: So this morning...... [Re: MamaB] #53422
05/06/2015 02:53 PM
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Pat, I just came through JFK on JB Sat. Their new customs hall is amazing. 5 min. TOTAL!!!

Re: So this morning...... [Re: pat] #53423
05/07/2015 11:33 AM
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Travel safely! The weather here is beautiful so returning to CT. should not be too shocking.It has been hot and sunny with not a cloud in the sky all week.



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Re: So this morning...... [Re: islandgem] #53424
05/07/2015 11:34 AM
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That was yesterday, so hopefully Pat should have arrived home last night.


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Re: So this morning...... [Re: Carol_Hill] #53425
05/07/2015 11:52 AM
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What is BSV? I hear it mentioned a lot.

Re: So this morning...... [Re: gracie105] #53426
05/07/2015 12:22 PM
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Re: So this morning...... [Re: chicstersun] #53427
05/09/2015 08:13 AM
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chicstersun said:
Just missed meeting you twice. We were at Barefoot yesterday also. Today we are at Karakter. Went for a walk to BSV to see if I could find you. Guess I was too late. Have a safe trip. Love your postings. If you do Facebook check for my wife.


That is so funny. I thought about you and Lyn a few times and wondered if, unknowingly, our paths may have crossed during our island time. Hope you enjoyed your breakfast at BT and your day at Karakter.....we didn't make it there this trip as we've come to enjoy Mary's Boon just as much, but alas, no lobster salads there in low season.

Enjoy the rest of your trip and while I'm sure the villa went well, I hope the Sapphire time was okay, too. We hear such very contradictory opinions regarding what's happening there, but we often get the same thing regarding the Towers and we had two wonderful weeks there so sometimes I wonder if our personal mindset doesn't have a lot to do with our perceptions and enjoyment levels.


Respectfully,

pat



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Re: So this morning...... [Re: pat] #53428
05/09/2015 08:44 AM
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.... sometimes I wonder if our personal mindset doesn't have a lot to do with our perceptions and enjoyment levels.


I think you are absolutely correct there! Some people refuse to be happy, even in SXM and others, like you, always try to make the best of the situation! <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/handshake.gif" alt="" />


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