I was in Boston earlier this week for a business trip. The last out of town business trip that I went on was in November. Of 2001. Before little N was even on our radar. Amazes me, given the ambitious career woman image that I put out (and actually have of myself). But I am happy that it’s worked out well so far for me. I dislike any time away from the family, and don’t think frequent business trips are my style at all. Spent my one free evening wandering around Quincy Market (shopping for little gifts for my munchkins).
The upcoming months are full of travels. N is off to India this week for 10 days to spend some time with his mom. He will spend part of his birthday there, and part of it here – should be interesting! I have another business trip to Virginia coming up in May. The trip to Boston was to prep for the upcoming trip, so I can’t whine about too many business trips coming my way back-to-back (but I sure will if even one more pops up on my radar this year).
N has two other business trips coming up in June. I have totally lost count of his travels. Find myself wondering why it’s (relatively) easy for N to up and leave for business trips, while I churn and plan and schedule every tiny bit of detail endlessly. Perhaps because N’s word is “Work” and mine is “Mom”. I wrote about this almost five years back (https://momto2cuddlebugs.wordpress.com/2012/06/13/eat-pray-love/). Deep, no?
Speaking of trips and more trips, we will be off to Indonesia and Singapore later this summer for two and a half weeks of pure sun and fun. Now, that’s one trip you won’t hear me complaining about! 😉