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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Hanging In Hollywood

    Hollywood. Where do I begin? Should I start with the fact that I didn’t see anyone famous that I would have liked to? Or something a bit less unfortunate like the fact that we got a tour of the Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers studios? Or that I got a gold top Epiphone Les … Continue reading Hanging In Hollywood

My AFFs (Animal Friends Forever) at the San Diego Zoo!

When we first pulled into the parking lot of the San Diego Zoo, I could hardly wait to step out of the door of the truck. I have been waiting to come here since before we even left Maine. After we went in and got our tickets, we headed to the zoo tour bus. We … Continue reading My AFFs (Animal Friends Forever) at the San Diego Zoo!

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

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