Ahhh!!! A lovely week off from work at home. I am already enjoying the space of being away from the truck. However it's not a hotel free week, we spent Saturday night at the fabulous Kirkwood Hotel in Cedar Rapids. We were surrounded by family to celebrate the wedding of Josh's cousin Angela to her... Continue Reading →
Today we leave for New Zealand, departing Dubuque at 8:30am for O'Hare (Chicago). Our layover is in San Francisco before arriving is Auckland. This week we will see Auckland, Whangarei, Rotorua and Wellington. Being fan of LOTR and the Hobbit I think it's pretty cool to spend New Years in Wellington. Wanted to share... Continue Reading →
This week we prep for New Zealand and celebrate at Josh's folks in Dubuque. Spending a week with his siblings, those crazy nephews too.
For the next three years Josh's hometown is host to the Dock Dog world championships. By chance we were home for the inaugural show at Dubuque's Five Flags Center. There was no admission fee and they only charged for some of the seating during the finals. We have been lucky enough to watch a Dock... Continue Reading →
Our plans changed from last week. The trip home was moved forward a few days. We said goodbye to Josh's grandmother Bernie. Joining family to say goodbye to an amazing woman, she set the example in her 90 of how to live a full life. So this week will be in both of our hometowns,... Continue Reading →
We will be driving most of this week but don't feel bad for me, there are a bunch of stops along the way to see family and..... our boat. Leaving Denver we will hit Omaha, Dubuque, Dayton and Detroit. The week after will be in Dayton and Fort Wayne. Song of the Week: Bill Withers... Continue Reading →
Coming this Week: Big change in plans this week, we will not be going south as previously scheduled but instead we are staying in the Chicago area. Well we are dropping the truck off in Chicago and then going to see our families.
We have just arrived in the Twin Cities and are leaving already, too soon if you ask me. Making our way to Tomah, WI tonight and Appleton, WI later this week. It also looks like we will now be heading for Jackson,MS instead of Texas but that is completely in the air now. Post of... Continue Reading →