Yes, I agree. It seems to be all about the “what it’s”. Anymore. It’s long been a fantasy of mine to just go to the airport, get on a plane, and but what I need as I go along.
In college, when you decided to do something, go somewhere, you didn’t pack, plan or even tell anyone where you were going or when you’d be back. The blessing of youth was, for a little while, you could be genuinely spontaneous.
As a senior citizen, I can still be spontaneous. But with some minor modifications. I need to take a few things with me I didn’t need in the good old days.
This is me and my best friend planning a spontaneous weekend getaway
She: “Hey, I’ve got a couple of freebies for a weekend at a really nice B&B in Freeport. We could go, shop and hang out. What do you say?”
Me: “Cool. Let’s do it.”
She: “I just need to pack a few things.”
Me: “Me too.”
She: “See you soon.”
My college packing list:
- A book to read.
My senior packing list:
- Medications (bring them…
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