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

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   August 18, 2016   Comments Off on 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 »

By the Numbers: Whoa-oh I’m Halfway There…

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   March 5, 2016   Comments Off on By the Numbers: Whoa-oh I’m Halfway There…

As of New Mexico, I’ve made it halfway through my trip and been to 1/2 of the United States! Huzzah! In honor of that accomplishment, here is a recap of the cumulative numbers and 25 highlights of the trip so far: Total miles: 15,921 Total money earned*: $369.53 *One day freelancing in NYC, one trip to the slots in Atlantic City,… Read more »

Florida: By the Numbers

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   January 14, 2016   Comments Off on Florida: By the Numbers

Florida, state seventeen, by the numbers: Total miles: 872 Total money earned: $1.04 (in a parking meter change slot) Total money spent: $103.80     Gas: $33.34     Other transport: $1.75     Food: $16.40     Attractions: $0     Other: $52.31 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $685.68 Total under budget: $581.88 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: well over $500 (My time… Read more »

Florida – Days 16-24: From Bottom to Top (Key West to Tallahassee)

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   January 13, 2016   Comments Off on Florida – Days 16-24: From Bottom to Top (Key West to Tallahassee)

My sixteenth day in Florida my mom, her friend Janelle, and I headed down on our own mini road trip to see the Florida Keys and visit Miami. Since I wasn’t driving and had the privilege of being a mere passenger on this trip, I took the opportunity to read a book. I chose A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins, one… Read more »

Florida – Days 1-15: Beaches and Relaxation, Sunsets and Revelations

brittanyannswanson@gmail.com   January 6, 2016   Comments Off on Florida – Days 1-15: Beaches and Relaxation, Sunsets and Revelations

Appropriately, I spent my first full day in Florida at the beach. I was in Jacksonville, and it was a sunny 81°. My hosts from the previous night insisted on taking me to the beach and as I had no other plans, I agreed. I worked out and we had breakfast and ran a few errands and then made our… Read more »