Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Road Trippin': Day Two & Three

Days Two and Three: California
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The beginning of our California visit began with Jesse doing some fishing with the guys {Jesse's brother, nephew, and some friends of his brothers} and going to the Oakland A's game while I had lunch with the ladies {Jesse's aunt, sister-in-law, and niece}.

The ladies went to Panera, did a little shopping, and then came back for a little nap.
{Well, technically the nap was for Alana, Jesse's niece, but I zonked out too}
12 hours on the road will do that to you.
We finished off the evening with visiting with Jesse's Aunt Donna.

We started the next day the same way we ended the previous day:
With Jesse's aunt Donna.
And coffee.
Then was a little bit of fishing, Chipotle for lunch, and visiting with one of Jesse's elementary school friends.

I love it out on the west coast...The cool, foggy weather was a great sendoff!
A great visit.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Road Trippin': Day One

Day 1: Driving to California
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So I will be doing a post a day {or at least trying to} about our road trip for approximately eight days, telling you all about our lovely "little" road trip across the United States.

We took a more southern route, heading first through Oregon and into California.  I always really enjoy driving through Portland, but after driving through Portland the state of Oregon gets boring for a while.
Once you get past the fields, livestock, and a few vineyards you get into mountains and the landscape starts to change.  By the time we had reached this part of Oregon it was 90 degrees (quite a bit warmer than the Washington we left) and we refueled with some Starbucks.

We got to California, drove by Mount Shasta, and through most of Northern California.  It seemed like a long drive into the bay area, the sun was setting as we got close.  By the time we got to where we needed to be it was nearly dark.  We still got to see lots of water, bridges, and a beautiful sunset into Casto Valley.

Jesse's brother was just wrapping up a BBQ, and we enjoyed some leftovers before settling in.

More to come on our California trip!  Stay tuned:)

Monday, September 26, 2011

Greetings from Georgia

Hello, friends!

It has, again, been a while.  A long while.  I am sorry that I'm not more on top of my blog posts!  I have to say that things have been crazy for us, starting with moving out of our house mid-August.  We shipped our stuff, roomed with my family, left and maneuvered through Oregon to visit family in California and Arizona, drove through New Mexico, visited more family in Texas, and then made it in one {long} day through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and finally into Georgia.

Our awesome friends, the Pippy's, let us crash their pad {and their kid's room} before we found our new apartment in North Columbus.  The following monday after our arrival we received our stuff, and since then we've been trying to piece stuff together.  That's not including an awesome wedding between two amazing friends {Brent & Megan}, meeting up with the always delightful {and a little bit crazy} friend of ours {Ashley}, and lots of gym & spin classes!

So, am serious this time, I will try and keep you all posted on our adventures through this blog!  We're talking photos from our tip across the country, weddings, our apartment, Stryker & Spuz, Jesse and his training, DIY projects I undertake, more baking {I can't resist}, and anything else I can think of.  Really.

I hope everyone has an amazing week!!


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