until we fly to Johannesburg and from there on to JFK and then to LAX. We just worked out that it's 37 hours of travel time including layovers. B keeps on telling me to think of it as free movies, free food and close family time! Please pray for us as we head out, for safe travel and for energy to cope with all we'll have going on . We will be in CA for 3 1/2 weeks during which time we will attend our church's biennial missionary conference, spend time with Brian's family and finally apply for my citizenship.