Thursday, December 10, 2009

Homework today.

I have been busy planning my meals for the first 7 days of the charter. It's really hard. In the process I forgot to eat lunch. Now I am hungry and have dreams of amazing food dancing in my head after putting together my menus. Too bad I don't have any amazing food.

I think I will whip up some tuna salad on toast with broccoli and cheese soup as a side. Maria got me thinking about broccoli. :)

I need to figure out how I am going to get to town tomorrow to pick up my paycheck from Limnos finally. Gotta pay rent. :(

I have planned Breakfast, Lunch, Appetizers, Dinner and Desserts for 7 whole days and I am exhausted. It's so much food. Now I hear that the family doesn't want me to shop for them like a normal charter, they want to go WITH ME to the store and pick and choose!!! What a pain in the ass!!! This throws everything off. Ugh. I am so stressed.

But this makes me smile... If you haven't taken time to watch Slumdog Millionaire, do it. Now! This is a part of the end credits where all the cast and crew dance to a really cool song!!!

I got a lead on another charter with a different captain from the 28th through the 3rd. Maybe I can book it too. I get back from this one on the 27th... quick turnaround. Then there is another one with him a few days later, a week in mid Jan. If I can line these charters up I can save enough money to have a nice savings when I go back to Florida in March. Fingers crossed.


  1. They want to shop WITH YOU? O.M.G.
    I have read horror stories about this. But I'll keep my fingers crossed that your experience goes smoothly. You just keep smiling. Too bad they just can't write a damn list huh?
    Hope the other charters work out. I can't believe the end of the year is here.

  2. Who knows maybe they will turn out like you Dad and just want some Beef brats, kosher pickles and Double Stuff Oreos. And a lovely Dr. Pepper to wash it down.

  3. I didn't know that you knew how to make Bangers and Mash!

  4. Hey, shopping can be a great bonding experience! I take all my new friends shopping and we always end up knowing each other a lot better. Anyway, you've got meal plans to start with, maybe you'll just have to tweak them a tad.

    Wonderful that you're getting so many opportunities for charters!