I have a very busy week lined up so I am working hard to make sure I have time to fit it all in.
Here's my to do list/meal planning:
Leave house at 7 for Sherman 5k
Bring Susan get well gift
Finalize backpacking meal list
go grocery shopping
Cook meal for family - surgery
start prep for other food for backpacking
Stuffed chicken, peas, pasta with olive oil, fresh herbs, capers
finish loading backpack with everything but food
write out lesson plans for the next three weeks
Bake Creme Brulee with boys for school project on France
left overs into chicken pasta, canned veggie
NEED TO CALL INTERVIEWEES
Work out at 6 am
Spend all day in Florence conducting interviews.
Tutor does school with kids
Mark takes Raeley to yearbook
Mark takes boys to Boy Scouts
Raeley finds ride to Venturers
pizza (I'm sure they won't want to cook two days in a row!)
PICK UP T SHIRTS ON WAY HOME
Spend all day in Meridian, stop through in Starkville to implement new system in club YAY!
Tutor takes Cameron to dance lessons
Friend picks up kids for cross country
pork loin in crock pot, squash, rice
LEAVE LIST OF ITEMS TO BE DEHYDRATED!
Push workout to 7 am unless I wake up with Mark.
Finally a day at home to have school with the kids
Finish all packing
Oversee kids packing
Raeley to dance
Boys to church
Package food for backpacking with food sealer
Weigh packs with fingers crossed!
baked fish, purple hull peas, sauteed leftover veggies that were not dehydrated
UPDATE DRIVERS LICENSE!
Book club meeting at 7
School abbreviated - teacher led school work - accomplish as much as possible
Science class at 1
Phone conference for new system in club at 2
Visit with Tupelo clubs individually instead of group staff meeting
Last minute packing
Breakfast - maybe omelets and biscuits
CHECK OVER CHECKLIST FOR OVERLOOKED ITEMS!
6 am work out
Drop Rae and Robert off at a friend's house
Go to Florence with other kids. Work with staff
Probably fresh veggies and cornbread by my mother in law!
GET TO BED EARLY!
Leave 3:30 am for airport
Arrive in Bozeman, MT at noon
Buy mace (for bears) and fuel for cooking at REI.
Stop by a grocery store for cream cheese (which doesn't have to be refrigerated for 72 hours if sealed), bagels, tortillas
Start on the trail no later than 3 pm! Get to first camp site 3 miles in.
HOPE ALTITUDE DOESN'T SLOW DOWN BACKPACKING TOO MUCH!
Stay tuned for our backpacking agenda.