Category Archives: Missouri

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50 States in 50 Weeks – By the Numbers: The Final Countdown

From Maine to Washington and Alaska to Hawaii, here’s the final numbers recap of 50 States in 50(ish) weeks: TIME: Total days on the road: 330 (a day over 47 weeks – which doesn’t count the four day break I took in Massachusetts at the beginning or the six days I took to see Alex for his birthday before heading to… Read more »

Missouri – By the Numbers:

Missouri, state thirty-six, by the numbers: Total miles: 432 Total money gained: $0 Total money spent: $76.69     Gas: $29     Other transport: $0     Food: $0     Attractions: $0     Other: $47.69 ($30 membership to WWOOF Hawaii and $9.40 for a book of stamps…) Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $57.14 Total over budget: $19.55 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me:… Read more »

Missouri – Days 1-2: Catching up with Friends and Dealing with Darkness

I started my day in Kansas City at Loose Park. It is so beautiful there I could have stayed all day and been perfectly content. Spring is so pretty. I’m glad the flowers are finally blooming and everything is green again. It makes me so happy. When I arrived in Kansas City I realized a friend from college lives there… Read more »

50 Reasons You Should Help Fund 50 States in 50 Weeks

So, it’s Sunday, March 13th, 2016. I started my 50 States in 50 Weeks trip on Sunday, September 13th, 2015, exactly six months ago today. Wow! I’m currently at a friend’s house in Las Vegas, NV and Nevada is my twenty-eighth state. Honestly, I didn’t think I’d make it this far. I figured I’d run out of money sooner than… Read more »