I Have Taken a Spontaneous Vacation

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    I had just left journalism, I had got a new job and had just moved from my parent's home into my first flat.  So I went to Cyprus in the middle of September, one week into my new job.  I had meant to be taking six weeks off work to initiate my recovery but rather than...
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    Jul 16, 2008


    on tuesday i took my fiance aly to the east coast to surpise her grandfather for his 63rd birthday. while the trip was only going to last a couple of hours and we would go back  at night.time. so i call into work and say my car broke down . which was true but my car was...
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    1 Response May 5, 2010

    Cayo Weso Or Bust!

    I was a single mom and it was a weekend. When my daughter and I would get bored we were known to head out for a midnight dinner or something goofy. On this particular night it was about 2am and neither of us could sleep. I didn't tell her where we were headed, actually I wasn't...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Aug 13, 2008

    I Used to Love It When We W...

    I used to love it when we would suddenly decide to go camping for the weekend. There would be a mad rush to pack the car with all the gear and food. My head would be going 10 to the dozen trying to make sure I had thought of everything and when we got to our site, you...
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    Jan 16, 2009


    After I miscarried, halfway through my final first term at uni, me and my sister went to Portugal. I emailed my tutor on the Saturday night and flew out the following morning. He knew what had been going on, not the full story, as I had to provide medical bits and pieces to get...
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    Jan 2, 2009

    Drove to Las Vegas / La

    I was really pissed off at the guys from work in December. I was really mad at my boss, the president, everyone. I said said screw you guys and left. So here I am with all this time and no where to go. I decided, you know what Im going to Vegas. This was December the 26th. I...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    I Didn't Plan It That Way!

    We planned a picnic, we got back three days later.  It was one of those decide as you go vacations, or get-a-ways.  What ever you want to call it. It was our anniversary and we hadn't really made any plans.  We knew we wanted to do something, but left our options...
    darknight darknight
    46-50, M
    1 Response Sep 8, 2008
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