Wednesday, August 13, 2008

We're home!

We made it home! It's been a really long day, with a ten-hour flight plus a broken air conditioner to greet us when we arrived. The house was 96 degrees inside. A quick call to our trusty heating and a/c company got us a $300 repair, and we should be back to normal by morning. Meanwhile, we've decided to have a backyard campout tonight, since it will be in the 70s overnight. I made a quick trip to the grocery store and discovered that I do remember how to drive, despite nine weeks as a pedestrian. So all is well, other than the jet lag, but a good night's sleep should fix most of that.

Edited to add: The air conditioning managed to get the indoor temperature low enough for sleeping before we went to bed, so we did get to sleep in our comfortable beds after all. What a treat after a long day on the plane!


Anonymous said...

I have so enjoyed reading about your travels in England. It has been a daily treat for me as England is a place I would someday like to visit. My great-grandparents came over in the late 1890s, so that's my connection there. Glad to hear you are home and safe. Take care and God bless you. Elizabeth S. in mid-Michigan

Anonymous said...

Hi Chris I am glad you got back home safely, and getting back to life in the US. I know you have enjoyed your time here in the UK.

Sharon. S in UK

Lynn said...

Glad that you and your family made it safely home. Even after such an amazing summer...I bet it's good to be home again.