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Familiar Diversions

I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

Currently reading

Redshirts
John Scalzi
Baccano!, Vol. 1: The Rolling Bootlegs
Ryohgo Narita
Progress: 54/217 pages
Decision at Doona
Anne McCaffrey
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World
Abigail Revasch, Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Tara Sands, Listening Library
Progress: 67/473 minutes
The Mystic Marriage
Heather Rose Jones
Progress: 302/426 pages
Ichi-F: A Worker's Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
Kazuto Tatsuta
Progress: 448/553 pages
The Naked Sun
Isaac Asimov
Progress: 20/187 pages
Fluency
Jennifer Foehner Wells
Progress: 58/367 pages

D:

So I just found out I may need to arrange a flight to Germany really soon, due to a very ill relative. The last time I flew overseas (I live in the US), it was my mom arranging things. I tend to plan and stress over every detail of travel, so this isn't really ideal, but illness doesn't wait for ideal.

 

I'm not sure what I absolutely have to make sure to do before a flight like this. I checked my passport, and it's still good. My mom said that I could get money from an ATM before I leave and change it when I get to Germany. Besides remembering to bring a packed suitcase, what else would I need?

 

Anyway, I'm still waiting on more information before talking with my boss and booking a flight. I might get a week of travel planning time, or I might get a few days. I haven't flown overseas in maybe 10 years, so if anyone does it more frequently than that and has some good tips (or a link to a site with good tips), that'd be great. I've already started a couple mental To Do lists. Would you believe I have a dentist appointment and jury duty, all within the next couple weeks?