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The Downside of Travel: Saying Goodbye to Great Strangers

One of the best things about travel is meeting new people. It is also one of the hardest. I’ve spent the last three days in Albuquerque, New Mexico on a press trip, a PR-driven tour of a city meant to … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights: Art in Grand Rapids

The music thumped off the smooth walls and wood floors, the echoes of the lead singer softened only by the throng of bodies flooding the wide hallways. The Crane Wives were rocking out, but the local band wasn’t what had … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights: Falling in Love with Pittsburgh

New York City. San Francisco. Pittsburgh. One of these things seems like it doesn’t belong, but they are all cities I have eagerly anticipated visiting during our year of travel. Yes, Pittsburgh. Becky, one of our favorite people, lives in … Continue reading

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You, Me, and Bizzy Hit the Road

A few weeks before I was supposed to hit the road in the RV, I got an interesting DM from a woman named Emily. It went something along the lines of: “I think our company is a perfect match for … Continue reading

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Two Months on the Road

It’s official. We’ve been traveling for two months. For two months, we’ve been living in an RV, moving from town to town, making our way up the East Coast of the United States. For two months, we’ve shared a small … Continue reading

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Happiness Highlights from Philadelphia

I’ve been to Philadelphia once before, and the impression of the “City of Brotherly Love” I left with was that there was very little love in the city at all. I remember beautiful architecture and inspiring stories of our Founding … Continue reading

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18 Things We Learned During 30 Days of Traveling

We’ve been on the road for 30 days, a full month! It feels like time is flying by, but it also seems like ages ago that Jared was working and the kids were in school. Last night, the three of … Continue reading

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Here we go…

I keep starting and stopping and restarting this post. I feel like today, the day we officially embark on our journey, should be marked with something significant. But I’ve already said so much! I’ve talked extensively about the RV trip … Continue reading

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Life Is Not a To-Do List

I adore the concept of bucket lists. I love reading “life lists” my friends have posted online. In theory, I think the idea of keeping a running tally of things you want to do before you die is fantastic. In … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Big Trip

I feel like the only thing I ever talk about is the epic road trip my family and I are taking. I imagine massive eye rolls and impatiently mouthed “is she talking about this again?” being exchanged over my head. … Continue reading

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