California to Georgia!

1 moving truck & 2 cars. 1 cat, 1 baby, & 6 adults. 1 National Park. 4 time zones. 5 hotels. 10 states. 2,808 miles. I was so scared of this move.  The days & days & days in the car with Avonlea, especially after she decided right before we left that she hates being […]

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We tossed around a few ideas for one more weekend away before the baby, but eventually decided to stay closer to home & just do things we’ve never done before.  I really just cared about staying in a nice hotel anyway, so I would’ve gone anywhere! We booked a hotel right on Cannery Row in […]

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As an early 30th birthday trip for Grayson, Lisa & Glenn planned a trip to Oregon in May.  We flew up to Portland to meet them, & then drove 1000 miles all over Oregon, exploring for the week. The first couple days we stayed in Portland.  Our first stop was the Portland Farmers Market & […]

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Yosemite + SNOW

We’ve been to Yosemite in November, May, June, & July, & we’ve seen snow here & there, but I always wanted to go when it would be covered in snow!  So when I got a text from Grayson one Friday afternoon saying “so, would it be crazy to go to Yosemite tomorrow?” I was immediately […]

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Mono Lake

We’d seen Mono Lake from afar before, because it’s right outside the East entrance to Yosemite.  This time we drove over to it & it’s one of the coolest places we’ve seen. The lake is over 760,000 years old & because it doesn’t have an outlet, high levels of salt accumulate & form these salt […]

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Adventures in Yosemite

Yosemite is one of our favorite places that we’ve gotten to see since moving to the west coast.  Where we live in San Jose is a great location because we can be to either the beach or mountains (or both) in just a short drive.  It takes about 3 hours to get to the park […]

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