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August 6th, 2005


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12:54 pm
For those following at home, you probably know I'm involved (ooooo baby) with juliebata. However, if you read my journal and not hers, you would be forgiven for thinking the extent of our relationship is an occasional phone call. Um, actually, we talk daily, and it's always fun. And we always learn a little bit about each other. Sometimes a lot!

The current plan -- which has us both excited, scared, happy, and hopeful -- is that she'll move here in mid/late September. Actually, it's more than a current plan: she's given notice at work, to her landlord, has arranged for the shipping of her stuff... WAUGH! as Charlie Brown might say. Hah!

My current plan is to fly to Chicago Friday or Saturday (9 or 10 September), spend the weekend with my sisters, take a bus up to Madison Monday, and stay in the Fairfield Inn for a couple days. Julie will pack on Tuesday and clean on Wednesday, and I'll help as much as my back and allergies allow (hopefully, quite a bit for both; I'd feel like a jerk to be in town and unable to help. Hah!). Wednesday evening we'll spend hours in the hot tub, and Thursday morning we'll hit the road as early as possible. (The actual dates will slide back and forth, of course, this IS a month and a half away, after all.) Our route back will be semi relaxed. Not exactly meandering across the country, but not exactly a straight shot either.

And then we'll be in Seattle, able to explore each other in every sense of the word with complete freedom of time. She'll be looking for work, and I'll be going to school, but we'll be snuggling and learning to live together and get along for more than a long weekend.

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From:roadnotes
Date:August 6th, 2005 08:24 pm (UTC)
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This sounds like an excellent plan for both of you, and I wish you the best.
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 6th, 2005 09:31 pm (UTC)
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Thank you!
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From:waning_estrogen
Date:August 6th, 2005 09:57 pm (UTC)
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having just done the straight shot from charleston, sc I can't recommend it. it's not much fun shooting pictures from the car window at 80-85 mph, but making the trip itself was fun.
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 6th, 2005 11:13 pm (UTC)
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Hopefully we'll pull over often enough for some actual scenic vista shooting.

Or, Julie will go slightly nuts wondering why I'm taking pictures of empty cheap motel rooms and swimming pools and rusty signs and whatnot. Hah!

We'll see.
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From:bayarts
Date:August 7th, 2005 03:23 am (UTC)
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Sounds like a great plan. Happy...happy to one and all!
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 7th, 2005 06:53 am (UTC)
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Thank you! As I say above, it's exciting and scary and...
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From:bobhowe
Date:August 7th, 2005 12:33 pm (UTC)
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Hey Luke, congratulations!

Like most of your fans at home, I've been following the trans-continental romance avidly. I'm really pleased for both of you—It's really great that you two are making this work. I look forward to numerous pictures from your road trip.
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 7th, 2005 05:48 pm (UTC)
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Thank you, sir.
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From:lara7
Date:August 7th, 2005 07:07 pm (UTC)

yay!

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I'm so happy for you two! congrats!
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 7th, 2005 07:09 pm (UTC)

Re: yay!

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Why thank you. And you might be happy to know one of the questions she faces: Sell her wedding dress or bring it for Brides of March? ;>
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From:lara7
Date:August 8th, 2005 07:38 am (UTC)

Re: yay!

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I think I missed something; why does she have a wedding dress she's wondering what to do with? But BoM is a great thing to do with an unneeded dress, certainly. And we can certainly accomodate more cool chicks at BoM to go with all the burly, hairy guys. :-)
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 8th, 2005 08:35 am (UTC)

Re: yay!

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It's from her first marriage.
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From:dirtylibrarian
Date:August 10th, 2005 05:30 am (UTC)
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Yay! That sounds great :)
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From:holyoutlaw
Date:August 10th, 2005 08:44 am (UTC)
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Thank you, I hope it goes well. Yeah!

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