Californication

It's been about seven weeks since we left The Golden State, but I honestly started feeling the pangs of leaving immediately after crossing the state line.  I'm pretty sure that it's not the traffic congestion, high gas prices, outrageous camping fees, the gangster neighborhood we did our laundry in or the constant thought of earthquakes … Continue reading Californication

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A Tale Of Trees

I can remember Christmas Tree shopping as a kid when my father would drag us to at least six lots before finally settling on the perfect tree. I remember the feeling of excitement as we drove from the lot across from Quick Check to another lot in Westfield, then maybe over to Bowcraft (was there … Continue reading A Tale Of Trees

The Ups and Downs of Traveling

It's been one year since we've been on the road and so far we've been to 25 states. My favorite states we've been to so far are Colorado, because it was just so lush and green, and Texas, because...well, I just liked Texas. Now, my least favorite state was Alabama. (Sorry to all the people … Continue reading The Ups and Downs of Traveling

Reflections

We have been on the road for almost a year now. In trying to find the right word to describe it, I chose: interesting. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been having the time of my life. I will admit though that parts of the trip are hard. Living in a small space with three other … Continue reading Reflections

Glacier National Park

Have you ever experienced the majesty of Glacier National Park in Montana? I have, but my plan for the first day we were there did NOT include throwing up outside the visitor center, the Ranger telling me to move into the grass, and spending the whole day sprawled across the back seat reminding my family … Continue reading Glacier National Park

Experience Music Project

Being in the Northwest, we  decided to visit Seattle, Washington. One of the main reasons being that Mercy wanted to go to the Space Needle. While we were there we went to the EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum. Most of the exhibits were based on musicians from Seattle, but some were not. We managed to … Continue reading Experience Music Project

The Black Hills…”Native” vs.” American” History

MOUNT RUSHMORE VS. CRAZY HORSE                   OR White Man vs. Red Man? Power vs. Honor? The Beach Boys vs. Steven Tyler? The Black Hills of South Dakota behold many miles of impressive scenery and a wealth of wild west history.  It is also home to two majestic … Continue reading The Black Hills…”Native” vs.” American” History