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January 03, 2009

On My Way

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5:00 AM:  My Dad dropped me off at the airport in Milwaukee about 30 minutes ago…. 

I haven’t slept much, I spend last evening saying goodbye to the people that mean most to me: Mom and Dad, my brother Marek,  my best friends in the world, Rob, Dave, and Turner, and of course, Andrea.  For some reason when I say goodbye to her, I lose my cool and get emotional, she does too.

I got my ticket, props for the aisle seats.  Got through security no problem, props to the “Experienced Traveler” line.

Right now I am sitting at the gate, getting ready to board the flight that will start this new adventure for me.  Did I pack everything?  Let’s see…. iPod, toothbrush, toothpaste, plenty of socks, did I pack my lucky Mr. T t-shirt?  Yes I got it…. Whew!

The plane is boarding now… in a few short hours, everything will be totally different, and I am excited, and with that feeling comes nervousness…

I hope my hotel room has a bathroom.

Ok, good talk! Until next time!

Erik Niewiarowski

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Comments

Posted by brian Rothschild  on  01/08  at  01:09 PM

first entry!!

Posted by Andrea  on  01/08  at  03:37 PM

Emotional? Who me? Ok, maybe a little. Ok, maybe A LOT.

Posted by Janina Niewiarowski  on  01/09  at  09:09 PM

Emotional? Me too, However, very proud of Erik, he is the best in family matters, commitments, obligations,responsibilities and love.

Posted by Anne Fergus  on  01/13  at  07:52 PM

Way to go Erik!  We’re proud of you (at your mother’s workplace)!  I’m interested in hearing about your new venture and I too hope your hotel room has a bathroom!!  When do we get to meet Andrea??  You might want to wait until this nasty cold front passes through before returning to Milwaukee.  I am glad to see that toothbrush and toothpaste were on your list - good job!

Posted by The Big Bad Cuz... Paul  on  01/14  at  02:06 AM

Wikid man… So cool to see you doing this shit.  Makes me want to leave my extremely boring job and do what you’re doing.

Posted by Gail Miller  on  01/18  at  07:44 PM

Erik…Sure sounds like an exciting job you have. I bet you meet a variety of people. I know your mom is very proud of you. I like hearing where the bus tours take you…  My 14 year old is a drummer and has been making his own videos on youtube…hopefully someday we can tour the bus he would love it.  Enjoy your journey!!  Gail Miller (coworker of Janina)..

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