I wasn’t exactly sure what I should write in this post – we’ve had some ‘exciting’ moments mixed in with a bit of the routine we’ve fallen into. I never want to offend anyone with content BUT we love to be real so please use caution if you continue reading, I cover everything from Gunner […]Read More Hot Weather, Head Wounds, and Diarrhea??
Snakes – Our new reality!! Apparently the Rattle Snakes down here in Texas have stopped Rattling as a new defense. The rattling attracts Wild Boars, which apparently eat Snakes. Nick came across 2 snakes the other day, both very poisionous. Geeze, good thing our dogs are soooo smart. I’ve been trying to figure out why […]Read More ‘Black on Red – You’re Dead’
We made it through the border everyone!! Yay! To be honest, it took about an hour for the guards to let us pass – we may have started sweating a bit by the 45 minute mark. Mostly I couldn’t imagine turning back around after the day we had before. We made our way through Montana […]Read More Mullets, Masks, and Compression Socks
Day 1!! Can you feel the excitement in the air? We’re all packed up, I’ve checked my 5 page list 17 times, Let’s do this Willard’s. Let me walk you through our day: 6:30 am – Wake Up – Press Snooze 6:45 am – 8 am – Roll out of bed, make coffee, a road […]Read More Bit of a Bumpy Start!
So…How about this Pandemic?? What an entirely crazy and unexpected year. If I could go back in time and tell myself anything it would be to hug the heck out of everyone! I mean, I’m sure there’s more practical advice I could pass on but if you know me, I’m a hugger and it’s been […]Read More Kids, Let’s Go On An Adventure…..Again….Finally!
Back Packing is my travel background – Stuffing whatever I could carry in my Rucksack, trying not to make it too heavy because one day you might find yourself on a Hostel Floor (which is seedy, at best) throwing out half of the contents because the reality of carrying this bag for months on end […]Read More What Have We Learned?
and we have survived! Houston was such a great place to stop and visit but eventually we had to make our way back to Minnesota, I was getting Low on the the High Grade Deodorant after all;) Once we arrived we had another 20 hour road trip under our belts – piece of cake! I […]Read More 4 Months on the Road
And deodorant is a must! It took us 45 hours to Drive here from Canada (Grande Prairie, to be exact)….45 hours, are we crazy?? Yes, Certifiable I bet – We better ask Jill;) The Kids travelled so well, we can’t complain but when we hit Houston City Limits we just couldn’t wait to get to […]Read More Failure is NOT an Option
MONTANA TO TEXAS in photosRead More Houston, We Have Arrived
VLT’s – Tourist Traps – Poopy pants!! This second leg of our trip has proven itself to be an exciting one!! First off, we have an Unchartered(ish) route. My personality is quite compartmentalized and detail focused and I have left this behind in Edmonton….say what??? Is that even possible? Yes Friends, it is – I […]Read More Unchartered Territory