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Today is the day that my grandmother, Raenell, and her friend Joyce are leaving for Maui. They are already at the airport (got there at 9:30) but their flight doesn't leave until 12:30...guess they didn't want to miss it!

Raenell has ALWAYS wanted to go to Hawaii and I'm so excited for her that she is finally going (I am still bummed that I'm not going with her, but I can be both over the moon excited for her and bummed for myself all at the same time!).

She has had several set backs over the past couple of weeks...her horrible back pain returned just a few weeks after a shot was suppose to relieve the pain for a while, my granddad was told that his cancer is back, my granddad came down with the shingles, and most annoying, my granddad decided he didn't want her to go and tried to prevent her from leaving by "playing" like he was worse off than he was. But thankfully, everything aligned just right and she was able to get a new shot that has stopped her back pain and we all told her her that my granddad was just pouting and to forget about him for a week and have fun, so now they are off.

Below is a photo that my uncle snapped of the Hawaii bound travelers as they were being dropped off at DFW. Cute isn't it!?


Joyce on the left, and Raenell on the right.
P.S. looking at this photo makes my laugh because Raenell was telling me that she had bought all colorful shirts and capri pants to wear and all Joyce would buy is black. She told Joyce she was going to stick out like a sore thumb in black in Hawaii. Seeing Raenell in her colorful shirt and Joyce in her black makes me laugh thinking about that story!

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