Today, my friend, coworker, and ex-roomie Shayna (pictured) took her cat and what belongings she could fit in two large suitcases and moved to Germany for the next year. She decided to take a hiatus from the zoo biz and become an au pair for a family in Oberhinkofen, Germany. I am going to miss her, both as a coworker and a friend. Her current roommate and I took her to the airport this morning at 6:30am to help with bags and see her off. I won't know how her flight was or if she got in okay until she posts something on Facebook. She canceled her US phone service, and it would cost waaaaaaaayy too much to text her Germany phone! I didn't hear of any plane crashes, so I'm assuming the flight was safe at any rate.