As you can see we overlooked all suggestions to travel light! But, boy is this orange luggage easy to spot.
So far, so good. The hotel stay at The Hilton Garden Inn was a great idea, making the morning transition to the airport so easy. Kudos to my mom for encouraging us to do it.
We have safely made our way to JFK and now begin the long wait to get on our international flight. I will spend the afternoon reading and people watching; I suspect Paul will spend most of the time pacing like a caged animal.