Getaway Brigade

I like to have pictures in all the blog posts I write, so you, my dear readers, don’t have to contend with an endless wall of text. In this case, there are no photos to illustrate the story I have to tell. So I’ve taken the liberty of illustrating my tale with pictures of cats….

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Last weekend, Bryce and I embarked upon one quintessential American pastime. Suing people! Just kidding. We took a road trip down the California coast, from Northern California (our homeland) to Southern California (where people inexplicably put the word “the” in front of freeway names, as in “Let’s take the 405″). We saw the ocean, the…

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This week’s #FriFotos theme is fields. It’s actually been quite a challenge finding photos for this week’s theme since we spend most of our land-based traveling quickly driving past the miles of fields that line California’s highways. (Note to self: stop the car on the next road trip to enjoy the views and compose a few…

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Apples

One of the things I’ve discovered over the last several months is that blogging is a lot more than just spewing your thoughts and experiences into the empty wilderness of the internet. Both Bryce and I have made new friends through running Getaway Brigade, and it’s a wonderful byproduct of blogging. This past month, I…

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Vineyard

Fall has arrived, and with it fond memories of first days back at school, harvest festivals, and pumpkins. When I was growing up, jumping into large piles of leaves and sloshing through the puddles of early rains were just a few of my favorite things about the season. The last six years of undergraduate and…

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