Monthly Archives: June 2012

Trash talking

While we were in Phoenix, AZ on our road trip at a random Starbucks I heard this comment ‘Well, roads here are as crap as the ones in Istanbul or London for that matter.’  Que laughter from the other people he was … Continue reading

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Jacob’s quote

Coming back from an awesome vacation is never easy and the last couple days have been rather difficult. The last hour or so especially challenging. Then while brushing his teeth and out of no where I hear this question ‘Mom, … Continue reading

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I’m BAAAAAACKKKK!!!!

We spent the last 4 weeks on a Road Trip across the western half of the USA. It was awesome. It was tiring. It was awesome. Did I say it was awesome?! The circle went something like this…. Indianapolis, IN … Continue reading

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Day 25 – HOME SWEET HOME

HOME SWEET HOME! Today we got up fairly early again and hit the road…Our goal to be home for the Spain Vs France Game at 2:45 and we made it! A HUGE shout out to David and Amanda, Nicki and … Continue reading

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Day 24 – More Miles

Today we pilled on the miles and I mean MILES! I lost count of how many we did…maybe 800? All I know is we ate breakfast and lunch on the go and we called to find a hotel as we were … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Crazy Horse and Mt Rushmore, South Dakota

Day 23 was 500 miles and then stopping to see Crazy Horse and Mt Rushmore in South Dakota. The early start and 500 miles were not a lot of fun BUT it meant that by 4pm we were at the … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Jenny Lake, Grand Tetons, Wyoming

oh. my. word. the day we arrived in the Tetons it was cloudy and overcast, so we knew we wanted to head back. Today we headed to Jenny Lake. Two of our friends, the Schafers and Andersons, told us we had to … Continue reading

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Day 21 – Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Well, this day was a dream come true for me! Over 10 years in the making….Over 10 years ago I wrote my thesis on the ‘Re-introduction of Wolves and Bison into Yellowstone National Park’. I read everything I could get … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Grand Teton, Wyoming

Day 20 – We drove from Twin Falls, Idaho to our cabin in the Grand Tetons, Wyoming. We arrived in the Grand Tetons in time to pick up our Jr Ranger info and head to the cabin in time to … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Crossing Nevada

Day 19 we hit the road hard and drove from San Francisco, California to Twin Falls, Idaho. in other words we spent the day crossing the HUGE state of Nevada!!! Was a rather boring day, but these things must be done … Continue reading

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