Category Archives: United States

We survived our first hurricane

So, when we moved to New Orleans, we knew hurricanes might be a problem. Little did we know a strong category two hurricane would blow through shortly after we arrived…

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Traveling during covid

Minneapolis in winter is cold and snowy and so very, very dark. As it became clear that we weren’t going to be able to leave the U.S. due to covid anytime soon, it also became clear we were going to … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on Minnesota

We’ve made our way out of Minnesota. Spending a winter in the dark, cold, snowy climate just so wasn’t in the cards for us. So, we found a realtor in New Orleans and booked ourselves an apartment for six months. … Continue reading

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Franconia Sculpture Park

So….we are complete covidphobes.  We haven’t done anything fun other than take a walk since we arrived in the U.S. in March (our walks are the only thing preventing the covid 15 from turning into the covid 20).  But, we … Continue reading

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Yet another Covid update

So . . . that is all for now folks . . . we are all out of travel stories.  We’ve been stuck in the U.S. since March, first in rural Wisconsin and then in Minneapolis.  And, in light of … Continue reading

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Another Covid update

So….for the first time since 2018 we are having small regrets about being homeless by choice.  Yes, we’ve moved yet again.  In the middle of a pandemic.  My parents are snow birds and it was time for them to fly … Continue reading

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Covid-19 update

So….when we last wrote about Covid-19, we thought we were going to hunker down in Ecuador to ride out the Covid-19 storm.  We had a large, safe and comfortable apartment and the rent was affordable.  We had figured out how … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on the U.S. (2019)

So….we spent far too much time in the U.S. in 2019.  We started with about three months in Kentucky (including quick weekends in Nashville and Louisville).  As some of you know, Robert’s brother was diagnosed with cancer and we moved … Continue reading

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Christmas in Vegas

I know, I know, you are thinking “why on earth is she talking about Christmas in February?”  Well, the answer is because we post our blogs in order and we are way, way behind schedule.  So, without further ado.

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Only in America….

One of the things we enjoy when taking road trips is stopping along the way to see cheesy, corny fun stuff.  And, boy, did we succeed recently. Did you know the world’s biggest covered wagon is located in Lincoln, Illinois?  … Continue reading

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