Monthly Archives: July 2019

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Well, we are home. Whew! It’s nice to be home, and settled. But there’s also an amazing feeling of accomplishment and adventure. Below is our final map of every basic stop we had. More tomorrow on some concluding thoughts

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Crater Lake

We met with Cousin Brian. Niewenhuis and his wife, Melissa (great to see you, Nieuhwenhuis family!!) We headed from there to Crater Lake, which was jaw dropping. We left yesterday morning.        

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Resistance from the kiddos

I said at the outset of this trip that i thought this was the first year our girls could really get something out of this trip.  That’s proven to be true, in more ways than one.  On the positive side, … Continue reading

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My Opinion so far

Hi, readers! It’s me, Abigail! As dad posted, I am 9 now. So far, the trip has been nice. I enjoy camping. We’ve visited redwoods, beaches, and even tidepools full of urchins! We have been to Yosemite and I like … Continue reading

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San Francisco to Yosemite!

We’ve been out of touch the last few days because we’ve had loong days, hoping to squeeze the most out of each amazing area we’ve visited and because we’ve had limited internet access.  At this moment, we are driving through … Continue reading

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Stop 3: Yosemite National Park

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What is there to say about Yosemite? It’s amazing. It’s popular. It’s one of the few places that, no matter how much you’ve heard about it, it still amazes you. I’ll say one other thing: this was special because it’s … Continue reading

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Stop #2: San Francisco

We tried to mix some city with the parks.  Stop number two was San Francisco.          

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Stop #1: Redwoods (West Coast Road Trip)

So, we arrived at the first of the 3 major Parks that comprise the building blocks of this trip, and it was amazing! Would you believe I had a few friends tell me there wasn’t much to seeing the redwoods? … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, lovely girl

Abigail turned 9, a few hours ago. Here we are with a very special view, off the Mendocino coast.

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Quotes- on appearance

Cyn, on evies appearance: “are you going for looking cute, or being safe?” Evie: “being cute!… and being safe, too”

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