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A Vacation From The Vacation

Kim, Georgia and I were able to visit Mississippi last week. It was my first time to return to my home state in 8 months...the first time since Katrina scarred the coast.

Stepping off the plane, the air smelt like "home" - as it has sincemoving to Maryland. However, by the next day, the pungent odor of pollen had invaded our sinuses like a virus. For a day each, Kim and Georgia were basically out of commission until OTC meds kicked in. I'm thinking it has a lot to do with pine trees.

Trying to see friends and family in one week is a task, indeed. Especially when you're working around the sleep schedule of a 20 month old. Georgia did well...and performed for everyone like the "ham" she is. :) I was fascinated by the amount of dump trucks and construction going on...Mississippi is booming. Unfortunately, due to Katrina.

We didn't get a chance to visit the Gulf Coast, however, some situations haven't changed. Businesses are destroyed, people are still liv…