Vaccinations endured? Check.
House and cat sitter arranged? Check.
Airline tickets and passports tucked into backpacks? Check.
Donation boxes packed? Check.
Suitcases stuffed? Check.
Extra batteries for the camera charged? Check.
Matthew safely ensconced with family? Check, check.
Huh. I guess we must be ready to go, then, because I can't think of anything else that needs checking.