Packed clothes: check
Packed incredibly bulky hiking gear: check
Packed books: check
Packed iPod: check
Packed recharger for iPod … Uhoh.
Arranged only flights that were not insanely expensive, even though they were at crazy times: check
Arranged to stay at airport hotels night before and night after, because still cheaper than other flights or cabs: check
Hauled heavy bags on subway to go to work in pouring rain: check
Found out that hike is off and bulky hiking gear is in suitcase to no purpose: check
Hoping against hope that flights will go smoothly tomorrow: check
Everybody send good vibes for the voyage, okay? And have a great Thanksgiving!