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A Bit of the South for the Holidays

From Lafayette we were headed to New Orleans to stay at a state park for a couple of nights before crossing the border into Mississippi. After several warnings from Uncle Dusty and some Louisiana natives we decided to do a day trip to NOLA and stay in Baton Rouge instead. We posted up at the…

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Lafayette, Louisiana

We planned on spending one night in Lafayette, Louisiana. Due to a vicious storm and the town’s overall coolness, we spent five nights there. The KOA campground we stayed at was really nice. It was super clean, we had a spot right on their little manmade pond/lake, the playground was awesome, and we felt at…

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A New Look for a New Year

2013 is fast upon us (since we survived the end of the world in 2012), and the husband has declared the blog needs an overhaul. As he’s the computer genius, I release (most of the) control to him and await new and exciting features and capabilities. And since Christmas is in like 48 hours, I…

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Terrain Change – Austin, TX and Lafayette, LA

We have departed from the desert lands of the southwest and are now officially in the “South.” It’s  funny how you get a picture of what a place will look like in your mind, and then you go through that place and God and nature show you otherwise. I thought all of Texas would be…

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Out in the West Texas Town – El Paso, TX

We are enjoying El Paso and our family so much I forgot about the blog! In fact, we’ve delayed leaving more than once. We keep joking with Uncle Dusty and Aunt Bebe that we are just gonna stay in their driveway forever. They are such warm people, welcoming us into their home and driveway without…

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Thoughts and Musings from Erin

Music plays such a big part in our lives. Especially on the road, without the distractions of cable TV and other forms of entertainment we sacrifice for this journey. So I thought I’d share some of what we are listening to these days… The Lumineers have become one of our favorite bands. Their whole self-titled…

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More Pictures of Recent Adventures – City of Rocks, NM

We are posted up in Uncle Dusty’s driveway, after a little stint at City of Rocks State Park in New Mexico. It feels good to be with family. We got to see my ninety-five year old  (she says she tells everyone she doesn’t remember how old she is) Nana (dad’s mom) tonight. Although she repeats…

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