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How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: Rick - (Send PM)
Member Since: 2/8/2004
Location: Amissville Va.
Total Posts: 2378

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 1:28 PM




Last Tuesday we did out taxes and got back a lot more then I had expected, jokingly said Lets go to the beach, Wife was for it I just needed to be sure I didn't have a Dr appointment as I was waiting for the DR office to schedule one and had not heard from them as of Thursday by noon So I called them only to get voice mail.

Looked into a place to stay, found one that we had rented before was open ,called got $100 off for being a last minute reservation. So it was on. This was about noon , Reservation was for Friday the next day , Wanted to leave early so we had 2 hours to pack and head out, Very proud of my wife for getting ready so fast. She didn't have the time to be picky just the essentials and we can buy what ever we needed when getting there

So this trip worked out well for a last minute trip. so far Just hope I find a big drum before We leave.

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RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: 2boysmom - (Send PM)
Member Since: 8/2/2014
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Total Posts: 388

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 2:26 PM




Have a great time! I'd love to do something like that, but with both of us working full time (DH's employer requires vacation request 3 months ahead of time), 2 teenagers in school....maybe someday!

We usually pack the night before anyway, so we could probably be ready in a few hours. Some things may be forgotten, but we would have clothes, swimsuits and sunscreen.

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: nicki - (Send PM)
Member Since: 12/15/2009
Location: Ohio
Total Posts: 4212

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 3:03 PM




Thats my dream...to one day just spontaneously take off for the beach. I hope you have a great time and catch your drum!

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: Rick - (Send PM)
Member Since: 2/8/2004
Location: Amissville Va.
Total Posts: 2378

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 3:53 PM




Another inspiration Was wife is going back to work soon so we needed to take advantage of the time

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: PaulOinMA - (Send PM)
Member Since: 8/27/2014
Location: MA
Total Posts: 2543

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 4:16 PM




Spontaneous is a word that will never be used to describe me. Theeth smiley

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: wayne - (Send PM)
Member Since: 1/16/2009
Location: kdh
Total Posts: 318

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 4:57 PM




Rick, we stay ready. Beach box stays packed, fishing gear and beach chairs ready. All we do is wash up any dirty dishes, take out trash, water plants, call pet sitter and pack 3 changes of clothes. Buy 2 days of food when we get there. Can leave on the sperm of the moment. The advantage of being retired.

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: hatterasnc - (Send PM)
Member Since: 6/25/2007
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Total Posts: 3654

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 6:39 PM




Rick, we stay ready. the sperm of the moment.



I am really sorry, but I couldn't resist Banana Big grin

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: wayne - (Send PM)
Member Since: 1/16/2009
Location: kdh
Total Posts: 318

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 8:06 PM




Rick, we stay ready. the sperm of the moment.



I am really sorry, but I couldn't resist Banana Big grin



Hatteras, I never plan too far ahead. I always act on the sperm of the moment.

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: J4yDubs - (Send PM)
Member Since: 6/24/2015
Location: Jamison, PA
Total Posts: 484

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 8:20 PM





Hatteras, I never plan too far ahead. I always act on the sperm of the moment.


It took every ounce of will power I had to not reply after reading that. I'm so happy someone else did it! Big grin

John

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: judyk - (Send PM)
Member Since: 11/1/2008
Location: eastern PA
Total Posts: 14000

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 8:56 PM




Well, they're softer than spurs, take a bit longer to get out, tho

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: MarvelousMoondance - (Send PM)
Member Since: 10/7/2006
Location: Wild and Wonderful WV
Total Posts: 11119

Date Posted: 4/18/2017 9:02 PM




Sleepin' bag is always loaded in my Element. Spontaneity happens!

Feesh on...


www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_87xfuaHDE

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: Gettysburg Lady - (Send PM)
Member Since: 5/4/2005
Location: Gettysburg, Pa
Total Posts: 2212

Date Posted: 4/19/2017 8:19 PM




I love the planning but would also love to grab my toothbrush and a beach chair and head out. Good for you!

RE: How fast can you get ready ?
Posted By: Bill - (Send PM)
Member Since: 7/28/2004
Location: Sinking Spring, PA
Total Posts: 4052

Date Posted: 4/21/2017 10:51 AM




I could be ready in less than tow hours. My wife not so much.

Last summer it was about 105 degrees in PA. Same in the OBX.

I decided at around 7 AM that I would go tent camping in Vermont. Called the campground, reserved my site for three days, and loaded up the car.

Daughter and I were on the road with tent, sleeping bags fishing rods and grilling equipment packed and two kayaks on the roof in less than two hours.

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