Tag Archives: Love

Minnesota – Days 3-7: Adventures in Love – Our First Date and Family Bonding

The morning of my birthday Alex and I both woke up a little after 1 a.m.. Neither of us could get back to sleep so we stayed up talking until 5 a.m.. We woke up again around 11 a.m. for a bit and then fell back asleep again until 4 p.m.! Totally crazy and random. When we finally got up… Read more »

Minnesota – Days 1-2: Adventures in Love – A Sweet Reunion

I arrived in Minnesota two days before my twenty-sixth birthday. I went to my Aunt Calie and Uncle Jeremiah’s house and had dinner with them after playing soccer with my cousins Cooper (5) and Vivian (2). We had a dance party before going to bed. It was a wonderful welcome home. I stayed up way later than I should have… 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 »

Texas – Days 4.5-7: An Unexpected (But Totally Awesome) Dream Come True in Austin

Once I got to Austin I was a little museum-ed out from the past few days. However, I was feeling super pumped about getting back up to date on the blog, especially with the halfway point of the trip coming up. So, I decided to use the rest of the day as a work day and blog my heart out. Which… Read more »

Alabama – Days 1-4: From Selma to Montgomery and Birmingham to Huntsville

My first full day in Alabama I went to Selma and Montgomery. Earlier when I was planning out my route and making Couchsurfing requests, I had somehow forgotten that both of these historic places were in Alabama. Yikes. Thankfully, I had scheduled two days in Mobile, and since I’ve been there before, I figured it’d be fine if it got… Read more »