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Column: Taking vacation takes hard work


Have you ever noticed how much work goes into taking a vacation?

It's not necessarily the packing. It's not necessarily the financial planning. You have to think about how you're going to get to where you're going, and you have to work out the timing while you're actually on said vacation.

When it comes right down to it, the days leading up to a vacation can easily be stressful enough to offset any relaxing you might do.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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