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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 »

Arkansas: By the Numbers

Arkansas, state twenty-two, by the numbers: Total miles: 690 Total money earned: $0 Total money spent: $124.82     Gas: $17.10     Other transport: $30.89 (car registration and air for tires)     Food: $39.63     Attractions: $10     Other: $27.20 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $142.85 Total under budget: $18.03 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $130 North American Reciprocal Museum… Read more »

Arkansas – Days 3-5: Between Little Rock and Fayetteville

Brittany Swanson   February 22, 2016   Comments Off on Arkansas – Days 3-5: Between Little Rock and Fayetteville

Saturday morning after ZUMBA and a shower in Crossett I headed to Little Rock. I’ve done this drive many, many times. I still remember how proud I was the first time I was able to do it without directions. On the many previous drives along this route Meghan and I noticed something interesting. There was a section of “road construction” that wasn’t actually… Read more »

Arkansas – Days 1-2: Old Faces and Familiar Places

Brittany Swanson   February 18, 2016   Comments Off on Arkansas – Days 1-2: Old Faces and Familiar Places

My first day in Arkansas I drove to El Dorado (pronounced El Doe-ray-doe – which, though I know is wrong, is now what I say whenever I see El Dorado, even though I know it’s supposed to be El Doe-rah-doe…). I cannot even explain the level of excitement I had as I drove to El Dorado even though the plan… Read more »