Number of hours until departure for Disney World: 8.5
Number of hours we'll spend driving in the next two days: 22
Number of hours this week my friend Chilihead has kept various combinations of my children so I could tend to packing business: 8 (You're the best, Chili...)
Number of little boys in my household who are whipped into an absolute frenzy: 3
Number of times the poor teachers of aforementioned little boys will have to tell them to calm down and stay in their seats today: approximately 723
Number of hours of Chronicles of Narnia read aloud on CD we'll be listening to: 17
Number of matching outfits for my boys so we don't lose them in the parks: 6
Number of pounds I will gain from eating lavish Disney meals: I don't want to talk about it.
Number of days my one-year-old daughter will be with my parents while we're gallavanting in Florida: 10 *sniff*
Number of DVDs awaiting watching in the car: 23
Number of times I expect to hear the sentence "Are we there yet?" in the next 48 hours: 20 bazillion
Number of miles we will put on our mini-van in the next 10 days: 2,450
Number of times I expect to laugh out loud in the next 10 days: Too many to count.
So on that note, it seems like a fitting farewell:
M-I-C (see you later)...
K-E-Y (why? Because I like you!)...
(And by the way, posts will be appearing while I'm gone, because Typepad lets me write them ahead of time and schedule them for publication...how cool! But I will probably not be checking comments, e-mails or other blogs until I get back home. I'll miss you bloggin' friends--have a good week!)