Entries from 'Thoughts and Musings'

That’s a Wrap! – End of Trip Fun Facts

  It was inevitable, I suppose. Being so close to home on the west coast, we just couldn’t help ourselves. The thought of seeing our friends and family was greater than our desire to visit our last remaining destinations on our nine month long adventure around the US.  The places we had yet to visit…

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SURPRISE! Visiting Home for a Week

We couldn’t help ourselves. Chris found cheap tickets home to California from Fort Lauderdale sort of last minute, we had a place to leave our RV (more on that in the next blog), and everything came together very quickly. We didn’t tell family or most friends we were coming. We just showed up! We taught…

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Out of Touch

Hey all! We have been out of cell phone/interweb range for a week or so. I’ve got six different blogs I’m working on and will start posting this week – I’m a bit behind on keeping y’all updated. The pic above is our current location: on the front lawn of our dear friends Rob and…

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Fun Info Update: Things We’ve Seen So Far

We’ve been on the road since November 17, 2012. I (Erin) thought I’d post some interesting facts and almost facts about our trip thus far… Cheapest Gas Prices We’ve Seen: $2.88 somewhere in Louisiana Best Freeway Roads: Florida (very well-maintained, and they’d better be with all those tolls!) Worst Freeway Roads: I’d say Los Angeles,…

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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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