You guys! I am having the most amazing adventure! It all started with the idea to take a cross-country train tip. I put that plan in action and took a train from Michigan to Washington state. After hanging out in Seattle for a few days, I flew in to San Jose, California where my friend Sammi and I met up with our friend Jenny. From the airport we went to Santa Cruz where we spent a few beautiful sunshine days just soaking up some heat. [Read more…]
Now that I’ve talked about why I wanted to take a train across the United States (part 1) and a little bit about how that turned out, (part 2) now it’s time to dive in to some sight-seeing!
After almost three days on the train, Sammi and I couldn’t wait to get to the hotel and take a shower; washing away that train. But, we had to sit in the Seattle station for a little bit because our friend Zuri was coming in from Montana to pick us up. I had someone near to my heart who was coming as well, but I wasn’t really wanting that person to pick our train dirt selves up from the train station. Living in WA, they had the shortest drive. [Read more…]
I know, some of you probably think I am crazy wanting to travel across the United States by train. Who does that? Travels from one state 2500 miles across the states to another? That’s 3 days traveling on a trains folks.
But, there were reasons why I wanted to take this epic trip and I have zero regrets about it. [Read more…]
Why would anyone want to travel by train? I have asked myself that question countless times. And then, one day, I just decided it was something I wanted to do. Well, there was a small spark that pushed me into the “lets travel by train” category of people. [Read more…]
This year has been full of ups and downs and my birthday proved to be no exception. What was supposed to be an elaborate trip, with many people in Nashville, Tennessee turned into 2 people heading down to Bowling Green, Kentucky. At the beginning of the year, a group of friends and myself had made plans for a summer gathering, which happened to fall on my birthday. Sadly, as the months went by a few of those friends had severed ties and went about their lives. I’m no stranger to people walking away, it’s just the name of the game in life sometimes. [Read more…]