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Hostel in Hilo

I fought myself this morning between sleeping in and jumping out of bed. I was still under the covers 45 minutes later. We collected our things, grabbed a snack with juice from the hotel buffet, and went to the dive … Continue reading

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Our 50th State

Alaska and Hawaii seemed out of reach, but so did the other 47 states as I grew up in Florence, Texas. I used to wish for a Disney ending or the American dream, but I’ve gotten more than a pumpkin carriage … Continue reading

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An Adventure Is a Wish Your Feet Take

We decided to sleep in, hitting snooze on my alarm, and going back to sleep for thirty minutes. We were ready to go by 7 am. I didn’t feel like a shower, and even put on the same skirt, and skipped … Continue reading

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A Detour in Utah

Before we left, Jessi suggested we go see Goblin Valley State Park. From where we slept we will have to go back north 14 miles to go over the mountains where the view along the drive is worth it alone. … Continue reading

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Enter State, Exit Province

I woke an hour before the alarm went off and we got gas at 4:30 before getting on the 2 South that would take us to the border to wait thirty minutes until they opened at 7am. The agent asked … Continue reading

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