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Epic Adventure v2.0?

Since our bags were already packed and sitting by the door, we couldn't let a little storm like Matthew prevent us from taking a trip over 6 months in the making, could we? Of course not!  Through some very careful juggling of remaining vacation time at the phone factory, Bob was able to put together November 3-20th. While working to restore the phone, TV, and internet service to those affected by Matthew, Julie worked her magic and together they have in less than 3 weeks time made the necessary home repairs after the storm, put in almost 200 hours at AT&T, and managed to book a completely new itinerary.
Due to the proprietary nature of the trip (read as "Julie wants to surprise everyone") we are unable to disclose the details at this time.  Pay close attention to our Facebook pages though.  We are dropping a few subtle hints here and there, and will be posting photos and updates once we are under way.  I (Bob) will tell you that most every location we will be shoot…

And Now We Wait....

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Have you ever planned a trip for months, saved, bought your tickets, planned your itenerary, contacted people and arranged meetings only to have a category 4 hurricane bearing down on you only 36 hours before departure?
Trust me, it's not something you want!  Julie and I have done just this - not in the past, but right now!  Hurricane Matthew, currently boasting winds of 145MPH (Category 4) is currently sitting just SW of Haiti with a constantly changing projected path that now places our home well within the "Cone of Uncertainty".
We have pets that are staying home, and have a service to take care of them, along with great neighbors that are more than happy to help out anytime, day or night.  All that having been said, would you leave for over 2 weeks with a storm of this magnitude "MAYBE" hitting your home?
That is our predicament now - do we cancel a trip almost 6 months in the planning, and stay home to protect our property "Should" Matthew take a…