And we're off . . . June 29th 2010 It has been a very long time since our last vacation, 369 days since we last left home. That's a little long. I've been counting down the weeks, then days, then hours, then patients (sixteen today), but it all finally ended. Work went great today and we left ahead of schedule.
This vacation will be far different than our last. We will drive fewer miles, do more stuff, and be around immensely m ... read more
North America » United States » Minnesota Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Welcome to my travel blog!
My husband Jeff and I waited six years after getting married before taking a vacation. It might have had something to do with being poor graduate students, or perhaps that we drove a 1991 Geo Metro. Anyway, we've tried to make up for it since. By the end of August 2008, he and I had been in the 48 contiguous states, as well as Hawaii. Along the way, we added Liam (2004) and Cole (2006), who had seen 47 and 46 states, respectively, by the end of October 2008.
Eventually, we hope to travel outside of the United States. While we adore Canada, it barely counts as a... full info