It’s a rough job….

I thought I’d share some pictures of my oh-so-difficult conference trip….

This was the view from our room.  The resort was beautiful…really amazing.  I highly recommend it – a bit pricey but the food was amazing, the service was great and the whole experience was just wonderful.

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We tried to go to the beach on Sunday, but it was pretty windy, grey….just not beach weather.  Note that Larry is wearing his jeans…

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So we ended up at the pool…and this is pretty much what we did…

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This is the croquet field at the resort – we didn’t play, but did watch someone else….

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More pics from our room.  I realized that pretty much all of our pictures were taken from our room (check out the link for the resort – they have pictures of it – really pretty).  The resort was gorgeous, but I just never got around to taking pictures.

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We had a great time though – ate, drank, relaxed, talked….oh, right…yes, I worked.  I did go to the conference, learned lots of good things. 

And hardly any knitting…in fact…I only knit one day for a little bit while waiting for Larry to finish golf.   I did go to a yarn store in the area, but it was very disappointing and I didn’t buy any souvenier yarn. 

I’m so glad that its a long holiday weekend here in the US – it will give me time to do laundry, catch up on my blogs….and do some knitting.    And maybe some spinning.  Certainly, I’ll be back on my diet (4 pounds in 4 days?  Yep!  I think it was the martinis!).

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10 Responses to It’s a rough job….

  1. Asa says:

    Welcome back! Sounds like you had a great time and managed to squeeze in a little work 😉

  2. chris says:

    That looks positively terrible. I don’t know how you could stand being there. Those drinks look awful. It sounds like you had a rotten time. What a dump!

    Of course, you realize I must say these things to avoid feeling so terribly sorry for moi, who did not have drinks, pretty scenery, and a luxuriuos resort to stay at!!! Waaaaa!

  3. Laurie says:

    Looks like a nice, relaxing time. And there’s never anything wrong with that.

    Poor Larry had to golf while you “worked”.

    You probably need a vacation from the vacation, right?

  4. tiennie says:

    I’m so sorry you had to endure such a difficult trip. I can fill in for you next time if you’d like!

  5. Opal says:

    What fabulous pictures from you room! Gorgeous view. As for your diet, I have a friend coming in next week and I imagine that I’ll be gaining much more weight then 4lbs!

  6. stitch-dom says:

    I think holiday pounds just mean you had a great time! And if its all martinis…all the better!

    Welcome back…I missed reading you!

  7. hakucho says:

    Sounds like a great trip…glad you guys enjoyed yourselves 🙂

    Sorry you didn’t get to knit much 😦

  8. Arleta says:

    Looks like a perfect ‘work’ trip to me. Glad you had fun!

  9. susan says:

    That’s the way to do it. Take the husband and relax. The night pics are just beautiful.

  10. Terri says:

    Gee you only have to take your eye off the game for a minute and those pounds creep back on. It’s just not fair is it?! ;o) But it sounds like you had a great time, so that’s something anyway. Shame about the yarn shop. Great photos. Thanks for sharing.

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