Monthly Archives: October 2014

Taking a pig to a wedding in Guatemala

Now that the BIG TRIP is behind us, what is next on the horizon? We have several plans in the works, starting with a trip to Guatemala at the end of November to attend a wedding. We first met Curtis … Continue reading

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Liebster Award ~ Its not an Oscar, but it feels like it to me

Have you ever heard of a Liebster Award? Well I had not until I entered into the blogging world. It is seen as a right-of-passage where you are recognized by your fellow bloggers for producing a body of work that someone else … Continue reading

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Recap – A trip around the world in pictures

On March 13th, we flew out of Los Angeles, with a change of planes in Beijing, which brought us to New Delhi, India. This was the starting point for our seven month around-the-world dream trip. Picking out a favorite or … Continue reading

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A not so random act of kindness

A  pot of home-made split pea soup is simmering on the stove, a second load of laundry is in the dryer, the bed is made, dishes washed, and I am now caught up on my favorite soap, “The Young and the … Continue reading

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Arriving back in Southern California

Tuesday, October 14th ~ We are back home, (almost) Last Friday we were up and on the road early, determined to make it back to Southern California before the end of the day. We traveled through southern Utah, cut the corner … Continue reading

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Wyoming and Utah ~ Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway

Thursday, October 9th Having crossed a big portion of Wyoming the day before, we had reached the southwest corner of the state. We stopped in at the Visitors Information Center in Green River to inquire about scenic drives going South. … Continue reading

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Wyoming ~ Grasslands, Independence Rock, Two-headed Car, Continental Divide

Wednesday, October 8th ~ Driving through Wyoming Wyoming is the 10th largest, but the least populated of all 50 states. It is also one of only three states that have straight latitudinal and longitudinal lines instead of natural landscape to … Continue reading

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Do you know who Gutzon Borglum is?

Tuesday, October 7th ~ Spent my birthday at Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Wind Cave Side note: Back in 1991, Tim and I took two months and drove around the USA before we started our business. From California, we took … Continue reading

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Badlands National Park plus Wall Drug and a Minuteman Silo

Monday, October 6th ~ Badlands National Park (part 2 of a long day) In case you did not see what we did in the first part of the day, you can click here to find out. National Parks are magical … Continue reading

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South Dakota ~ 1880 Town and Prairie Dogs

Monday, October 6th ~ Continuing our drive along Interstate 90 (part 1) What a day, what a day, what a day. Between the two of us we took almost 500 pictures. You might think this was a record, but sadly it is … Continue reading

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