Blogtember Challenge: The Biggest Adventure I’ve Been On in My Life

I am linking up here. I just went on my biggest adventure this year. My mom, four sisters and I (we actually didn’t fight too much, lol) spent two weeks road-tripping across the West and Midwest to San Diego and back. This was a flyby trip except San Diego, we stayed a couple days there.… Continue reading Blogtember Challenge: The Biggest Adventure I’ve Been On in My Life

Travel Packing Lists and Containers and Packing and Planning

I bought these travel toothbrushes, travel makeup brushes, and travel bottles on Amazon. I had an Excel packing list with items in red that I needed. I shared some toiletries. I wrote some last minute checklists in addition to my packing list to ensure I packed everything. I am trying to make notes for better… Continue reading Travel Packing Lists and Containers and Packing and Planning

U.S. Southwest Survey Vacation: Colorado and Kansas or We are Getting Tired of Makings Stops

We did not make much of an effort to find sites (other than for gas and food) at which to stop for Colorado and Kansas. I found Colorado’s landscape refreshing after the barrenness of most of the other states.  We saw a brick road in Kansas although of red brick. I think that building is… Continue reading U.S. Southwest Survey Vacation: Colorado and Kansas or We are Getting Tired of Makings Stops

U.S. Southwest Survey Vacation: Goodbye, San Diego

When not at the zoo or hotel or running a mini, we visited Ocean and Dog Beach, Mission Beach (first two photos), and La Jolla cove (the rest of the photos). We briefly stopped at the beach there but decided Mission Beach was nicer so went there instead. Mission beach was the nicest, but we… Continue reading U.S. Southwest Survey Vacation: Goodbye, San Diego

U.S. Southwest Survey Vacation: San Diego Zoo Part 2

 “Hi, Sven!” “Hello, Mumford.” This jaguar rolled around and stretched right by the edge for several minutes which was quite fun. See the tongue peeking out? This cheetah jumped up when he/she saw a tour truck and came right up to look at it and then ran along the cage following it. The cheetah was… Continue reading U.S. Southwest Survey Vacation: San Diego Zoo Part 2