Life, Travel

Mexico

So like I said, Ivan is home! It sounds like he had an awesome time in Mexico. He LOVES going back. I think he really, really misses “home”- even though he also loves living in the U.S. (and has for many years now). But he misses his family. And largely, his culture. He is very close with many extended family…

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Day 16: Dayton, OH to HOME

We are HOME! 16 days, 11 states*, 9 different hotels. WHEW! What an amazing ride. So grateful that everything went so well. Really, I feel almost surprised by the fact that everything went so well! I mean, it really was a long trip (longer than a typical trip we take- due to the distance of Maine from Wisconsin, we always…

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Day 15: National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Saturday we had planned a little “gap” day to break up the driving. We stayed an extra night in Dayton, Ohio so we could go see the National Museum of the US Air Force. It’s located at the Wright-Patterson Air Force base and is the largest military aviation museum in the world. They have a LOT of stuff in there!!!…

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Day 14: Scranton, PA to Dayton, OH

Another day on the road!! On Friday we drove another 8 hours, approximately. I can’t even remember what time we hit the road… not super early or anything. Probably was around 8:30-9:00 I think. It was a mostly uneventful day. Gas stations, bathroom stops… a Subway for lunch. (Where Ethan ended up forgetting a library book on the windowsill, and…

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Day 13: Acadia to Scranton, PA

All good things must come to an end, of course. Thursday morning was our day to pack it up and head towards home. First, a picture from Wednesday that I forgot to insert… the classic “pose for a picture with the National park sign” shot. 🙂 We drove by these signs repeatedly during the week but never stopped. Finally on…

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