Driving ‘Murica

I suppose this could be in the interest of “Throwback Thursday,” but J & I are always reflecting on the awesome summer we had and I realized I never shared some of the best scenes from the road. When you drive 30,000 miles through 37 states over the course of 5 months, you are bound…

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Happy Vagrants

We are still enjoying our transition period at the cabin between one adventure to the next. I have loved having a space for silence, a space for ourselves and a space for routine. We’re still pet-sitting and it’s also been nice to have pets again; we are not typically dog people, but it is becoming…

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A Twist of Fate

I have been dreading this post. You can probably tell I’ve been avoiding the blog, since I haven’t posted since the first day of the new year.  Well, here goes. We have some bad news and some good news.  First, the bad news. BP decided not to rehire us. I am sad, pissed and hurt…

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Hello, 2014

Happy New Year from Colorado, our temporary “home” for the next 2 months. Lest you think we are on some “pot tourism” trip, I assure you we are not. Marijuana is JUST what my clot-infested lungs need, right?. It is merely pure coincidence that we are now living in Colorado and pot is legal for…

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Recovery Part 3

I am happy to report that I feel a million times better than I did last week. Both physically and mentally! Seriously, I don’t know who hacked my blogger account and wrote that post …  Of course, I still have pulmonary embolism-related obsessions and worries.  Been trying to remember to take my blood-thinning therapy everyday…

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Eastbound

Our Colorado time culminated with a James Buuuuffet concert. My 5th, J’s 14th. One of the main reasons I go to JB is for the tailgating entertainment. Plus, Jamie/SIL Adventure and Rachel/DocDoc had never been, so taking newbies is always a treat. Since they had to work (damn those people with real jobs), we couldn’t…

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Strike a pose!

Back when we started our contract with BP, we got an e-mail from our boss asking if we were available for a photo shoot on July 19. Of course we complied, thinking it was probably related to the tour. As the photo shoot got closer, we received the contract and were surprised to see so…

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