Have you …
1.) Made a packing list, and then packed all of it?
2.) Put up an out-of-office email message, and sent a brief note to people who regularly contact you (read: your mom) to let them know you’re away?
3.) Made sure you’ve done everything necessary at work and/or laid out ground rules for how much contact you’ll be in while you’re gone?
5.) Left a list of instructions, and a nice bottle of wine, for your housesitter? And purchased extra pet food?
8.) Made sure that the few irreplaceable things (ID, birth control, insurance card, debit card, etc.) are with you, hopefully in the same important-things case?
9.) Paid any bills that will be due while you’re gone?
10.) Sent your travel itinerary to a select few in-case-of-emergency types?
11.) Turned off all electronics, and the heat way down?
12.) Figured out transportation to and from the airport?
13.) Given your cat or dog a tender kiss on their head and tell them to be good and that you’ll be back soon and please don’t make that face I swear I’m coming back?
I have! Back in a week. Any I’m missing?