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Ggggrrrrrr Allergies

Reasons I Hate Allergy Season
1) My burning lungs
2) Lots of drugs = dehydration
3) Losing my voice every couple days
4) Just walking though the floral department at Marsh sends me into a coughing fit that makes me fear the CDC will quarantine me for swine flu
5) My ears being plugged
6) Choking on my own snot
7) Sinus irrigation sounds about as much fun as it really is
8) Bloody noses…that nearly make me late for work
9) The fear that a someone’s perfume/cologne/smell will not agree with me and my eyes will tear, my throat will swell, and the coughing will commence while I am at work
10) Looking like someone beat the crap out of me on a regular basis. Nothing says good morning like my swollen eyes.

I can't travel without Camera

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I am a practical traveler. I try to keep my packing down, and to be efficient. However, there are a few things I can't go without.
Camera
You never know when you will find the perfect shot
Flat Iron
My hair isn't straight and can be difficult, so the flat iron and the appropriate hair products must come with me.
My laptop
I'm a writer...I think that explains it self.
Secret caffiene stash
I can also buy this on the road, but buying my own and just drinking water at meals saves money.
Lip Gloss
I love the stuff...I always have multiple varieties on me.
A notebook
Again it is my thing as a writer...plus it helps me remember the details
A map
I hate being a tourist, but I also hate being lost. I have a map of where I am, and the public transit map. That way I can figure out exactly where I am going before I head out. I usually make a cheat sheet of the streets, busses or rails I need to know just in case I get confused.
My IPOD
I Love my music while I am on the go. This way I…