Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Countdown to getting our college kids home for Christmas

12 flights on 3 itineraries
11 final exams and projects
10 inches snow in Illinois; snow in Frankfurt and Munich too
9   of our kids' flights delayed, 3 cancelled (in all, 1200 cancelled at O'Hare, 560 cancelled at Frankfurt)
8   movies watched in transit (plus 1 Ruth slept through)
7  hours late our two boys arrive in Sarajevo
6  new friends Ruth made stranded in the Frankfurt Airport
5  inches new snow in Sarajevo
4  hours (and thirty minutes) in line to rebook a cancelled flight
3  lost bags (everything anyone checked)
2  frazzled parents watching the clock tick...Ruth is 26 hours late

1  happy family, finally reunited

1 comment:

Nathan said...

Hooray! I'm so glad you are all together! Merry Christmas!