One of my friend’s just left for a two week vacation. The weather here has just gotten very cold and we have had a few snow flurries. I am not looking forward to winter in the slightest this year. I know that I will not be heading to a warm destination at any point in the near future. My friend has one of those south padre island beach house rentalsand has been talking about it for days on end. I will admit that I am just a bit envious of her. I cannot remember the last time we had a real vacation and it seems like every time I turn around she is headed somewhere amazing.