Legacy of Love

“Everyone says love hurts, but that is not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Envy hurts. Everyone gets these things confused with love, but in reality love is the only thing in this world that covers up all pain and makes someone feel wonderful again. Love is the only thing in this world … More Legacy of Love


About a week into our travels, I couldn’t seem to shake this feeling that I was coming up short, was behind on things, needed to do more. Do you know that feeling? I knew it well. It is the hallmark feeling of the “rat race” that I was hoping to leave behind. Yet, instead, I had invited it along on this journey. … More Interlude

Cave to Tower

Knowledge is rooted in all things—the world is a library.- Lakota Proverb To continue celebrating the 100-year event, we had a full day ahead- the goal was three parks, and 3 states to cover. First, we headed to Jewel Cave National Monument, which was in nearby Custer, South Dakota. Typically, they give out the day’s … More Cave to Tower


The life you have led, doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” -Anna Quindlen We made the decision that in order to add sticker to our car’s state map, we had to actually do something in that state. Once again, with the help of the Roadtrippers app, we found a brand new (i.e. … More Pioneers

The launch

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their speck dispersing? -it’s the too huge world vaulting us, and it’s goodbye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” –Jack Kerouc, On the Road The most common question I received … More The launch

The Nest

“Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay”- Dalai Lama XIV Late this spring, we discovered a nest with 9 eggs in our front flowerbed. It all happened quite by accident as we were planting. Momma Duck emerged right out of her hidden spot, flying directly into … More The Nest