Six and a half hours to go before we are lovingly driven to airport. Still some cleaning, tossing and last minute packing to do. Exhausted doesn’t begin to describe our physical condition. Bodies are breaking down, tweaking, shivering, hungry for rest. There will be none tonight. That makes 3 straight days of sleeplessness (minus two, 2-hour naps). Ken said these are the hardest 24 hours. We understand that now. Dreaming will have to wait….the prep for the first step continues…..