- Whine, plead, beg and whine again to get four weeks of vacation instead of the usual three weeks - check.
- Annoy everyone around me with countdown from the day the tickets are booked - double check.
- Check current profligate eating to some extent to save space for imminent bingeing - partial check.
- Politely smile 'NO' to all nosey parker questions about whether I am going to get married - check.
- Stuff all shopping into two big suitcases - check.
- Delegate work at work to other people and get the office laptop (sigh) anyways - check.
- Last minute goodbyes - check.
Home Sweet Home, here I come :-D!