Day 12: California Coast

We spent a month this summer on a 7,957-mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. Day 12 was July 14; we spent much of it driving up the Northern California coastline. Our goal that day was to reach Requa, at the mouth of the Klamath River. TheContinue reading “Day 12: California Coast”

Day 11-12: Occidental

We spent a month this summer on a 7,957-mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. I began posting privately about the trip while we were gone. I have kept the original dates on the posts I began writing earlier, but now I’m updating with photos and makingContinue reading “Day 11-12: Occidental”

Day 11 (part 2): Lombard Street

We spent about a month this summer on a 7,957-mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. I began posting privately about the trip while we were gone. I have kept the original dates on the posts I began writing earlier, but now I’m updating with photos andContinue reading “Day 11 (part 2): Lombard Street”

Throwback Thursday: Class Photo

Visiting my father and stepmother a few weeks ago, I was thrilled to be invited to take anything I wanted from several boxes of old photographs. I love this photo, which had “Bart’s class” scrawled on it in my grandmother’s handwriting. Sure enough, I recognized my dad in the first row, third from the left.Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Class Photo”

Day 11 (part 1): Golden Gate

We spent about a month this summer on a 7,000+ mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. I began posting privately about the trip while we were gone and have continued since we returned. I have kept the original dates on the posts I began writing earlier.Continue reading “Day 11 (part 1): Golden Gate”

Day 10 (part 2): San Francisco

We spent about a month this summer on a 7,000+ mile road trip across the country, from the Washington, D.C., area to California and back. I began posting privately about the trip while we were gone, and I’ve kept the original dates from when I started the posts. But we’re home now, so I’m updatingContinue reading “Day 10 (part 2): San Francisco”