Category Archives: On the Road

Melanie’s Blog: An unexpected journey

Hello! The date is Thursday, July 18, 2013. The time is 12:18am. I am not the usual writer of this blog, but I am her youngest daughter. I’m Melanie. Right now, Henry, Jack, my mother and I are making our … Continue reading

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Three Weeks on the Road

Today marks the 21st day of our trip, the half-way point, if you will. Another three weeks will find us home, or quite close thereunto. I still have a to-do list, since we are making another long haul tomorrow. laundry … Continue reading

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More of Dale in DC

Dale sent me a photo series called “worst selfies,” from his visit to Washington, DC. Here are two. And has your kid ever done this? One of those “don’t worry, but…”? This is a picture my son took of fire … Continue reading

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Nerd Spotting

Another one of us! We are everywhere!

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Only in Utah…

Spell it like you say it, sister! I don’t know what this company truck does. #churchsploitation

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Fangirl Finds a Friend

This car was parked next to us at 7-11! Please notice Melanie’s Gryffindor hat, Doctor Who t-shirt, and Thorin Oakenshield knitted nerd buddy. And just when you think you have plumbed the depths of nerdiness in this picture, the car’s … Continue reading

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Puppies!

We got to visit Sadie’s pups in Blackfoot!

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Parental Noise Deafness, or PND…Are You a Victim?

We spent today making the seven hour drive from Provo to Challis, Idaho, for Batman’s 30th class reunion. We stopped for hugs from Mindy, our extra daughter. We will get to visit with her again next week. Then we met … Continue reading

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Much Ado in Provo

We spent this incredibly hot day visiting with long lost Fellowshippers. Brandon and Ada joined us for lunch at In N Out Burger, a must-stop when in Utah, and Monsters University, the traditional Pixar kick-off to our vacation. Then, as … Continue reading

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Keepin’ it real in the ABQ

Saturday’s highlights: Posing for pictures at fandom locations, Melanie got a picture in Moriarty, NM. Dale and I were thrilled to visit filming locations from AMC’s power drama, “Breaking Bad,” now in its final season. We got to see the … Continue reading

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