We had fairly good flights in spite of the new airline security arrangements and arrived back in Washington DC late Saturday night. I went to bed pretending that I had just had a big social night hoping that would help me get back into the time zone quicker. I'm not sure it worked as I still needed a big nana-nap yesterday afternoon.
First day back at work today and by 3pm I was wishing for a little lie down. It's a three and a half day week this week as we close early on Thursday - a nice re-introduction to a full week. I was not so thrilled at the bitterly cold winds this morning and I've come home tonight to find that our heater is not working!!!!!!! I'm going to have to go to bed now to stay warm.
Last images of Sydney taken from the plane – a cloudy take-off: (I wanted to also take photos of our arrival in Los Angeles but we were not allowed to have any items in our laps for the last hour)……
While we were in Australia, Washington had a 17" snow fall …… this was all that was left on our top deck yesterday, one week later: