for my kind I think Shelley would make me join. I have so many ideas in my
head about things I want to do, see, eat and experience, that occasionally, I have
to do one of them or I feel like I’ll go crazy. This is a LOT of the reason that I actually enjoy the whole DIY and redecorating/renovating process. It’s something fun, new and always adventurous.
check the girls out of school for two days, to get my travel on!!!… Truth be told, Shelley was actually pretty excited that I was taking on this trip alone. Of course she was sad that we were doing fun stuff without her, but once I told her that the trip was going be over 1000 miles long in the car, she was juuuust fine with not coming.
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the Four Corner states, it’s a little Monument run by the Navajo Nation in the
middle of freaking nowhere. It has a little grid on the ground showing the
intersection of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona. There are also flags
from each of the states as well as the Indian Tribes present in the area.
way to make the trip worthwhile. For me, this part is pure bliss… I get to pull out my
mile long bucket list and start checking things off. The following things were on my to-do/visit agenda:
there was no way I was going to be able to do it without stopping frequently.
Here are some tips if you ever plan on doing this trip, or something similar:
No way was I going to put that many
miles on one of our cars and tires! If you do it right, renting a car can actually save you
money in the long run. For me, I knew I wanted a minivan with bucket seats so the
girls couldn’t touch or bother each other (because petty fighting about who’s arm will rests on top of who’s, is what can make a long road trip miserable), and I also wanted seats that could recline when it was time for a nap.
#2 – Keep the travel as short as possible.
I tried to break up a couple of days with longer stops to make it feel shorter.