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Adriana (from the movie Midnight in Paris): That Paris exists and anyone could choose to live anywhere else in the world will always be a mystery to me.

The City Continuum

By     |    Jul 18, 2012
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Sometimes when we write something less-than-positive about a place, nobody gives a shit. Like Savannah. We didn’t really like Savannah all that much, wrote about it, nobody cared. Savannah doesn’t care what our blog says, what we think. Other times, like with Salt Lake City and the Salton Sea and Austin, people tell us how we’re wrong. They’re offended, hurt, angry. I have theories about this. I don’t think it’s […]

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Movie Review: Hold Fast

By     |    Jul 2, 2012
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We don’t watch a lot of movies. We barely have internet, power, cell phone coverage, the money for a ticket, etc. But Hold Fast is free to download and worth a watch. It’s about a group of friends that spend a year sailing around the Caribbean on a derelict, $1,000 boat, the Pestilence. They fish for food, catch rainwater, anchor without an engine, pee in the ocean. It’s wonderful to […]

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Did we follow our travel guidelines from July 2011?

By     |    Jun 20, 2012
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About one year ago, we were finishing up work on our condo, interviewing agents, and preparing to list the place. We were still unsure whether our trip would ever get off the ground — it all depended on our condo sale and the market didn’t look too great for condos in Chicago. We were prepared for a long wait, but as we all now know, we ended up getting wildly […]

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Astro van, hula dancer.

Things you may be surprised to learn

By     |    Jun 11, 2012
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Well, some things are just too interesting not to mention, but they definitely don’t warrant their own post. Here are a few wild things I’ve noticed: People still yell: “I’m king of the world!”  Kids yell this. Kids that were born after Titanic was released. How is this possible? Was it mocked in some Disney cartoon? It happens whenever there’s a prominent geographic feature with a steep drop and a railing — […]

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I wanna bite into a big hunk of cheese, just bite into it like it’s an apple.

By     |    Jun 8, 2012
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This is post is from eons ago, when we were camped at City of Rocks in New Mexico, but we never ran it for whatever reason. We’ve been on the road over 8 months now. Thanks for reading! Bite into a hunk of cheese for me sometime. There’s a Seinfeld scene I keep replaying in my mind (from The Foundation episode). George is talking to Jerry about being free: George Costanza: […]

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The road goes ever on and on...

Lisa’s Been to All 50 States!

By     |    May 14, 2012
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As of today, I’ve officially been to all 50 states. Before we started this trip, I had just a few left to go: West Virginia (I don’t count previously driving across the little northern tip as having been there), Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Thanks to our detour to Charleston, we ticked off my last 6 states. As an aside, I do count driving into the tip of Alaska […]

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Somebody That We Used To Know

By     |    Apr 25, 2012
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Well, we’ve just wrapped up a big round of friend visits, and each time we were set to see somebody we hadn’t seen in months (or years) it felt a bit odd. I couldn’t help think of Gotye’s song, Somebody That I Used To Know … even though these were all friends, not ex-girlfriends. Would things be different? Would our friends turn into people we just used to know? Nope. […]

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Where we're going, we don't need roads.

This is post #301.

By     |    Apr 18, 2012
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Well, we’ve published 300 posts on our blog. #300 fired off this morning — my post about Detroit. Seems like a lot of writing. It’s been a lot of miles — just under 18,000 so far. We’re 6.5 months into our trip and still loving it. Some days are tough, like yesterday when we were mobbed by insects for the first time and used some of the most disgusting campground […]

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McWay Falls (shot through my sunglasses), Big Sur, California

New Prints From Big Sur For Sale

By     |    Apr 16, 2012
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We’re a bit behind uploading prints to our CafePress store, but we added a few recently including these: Andrew Molera Beach, Big Sur, Framed Print McWay Falls, Big Sur, Framed Print VW Stealth Camping, Big Sur, Framed Print Framed prints are $80, use code “SHOPTA1” to get $5 off orders over $40 through 4/18.

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Linen Building, Boise.

21 pics from my phone.

By     |    Apr 11, 2012
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Most people have to get their phones hacked before their pictures get onto the interwebs. Here are 21 pictures I discovered when digging through my old phone photos. Most you probably haven’t seen, but with so many pictures, we may have published a few of these before. Enjoy!

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