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Welcome to Arizona!

I was happy enough to be wintering in Arizona. Even looking forward to working again and saving up a little money for the next adventure. I was planning excursions for my days off to places like Sedona. For the first time in many, many months I...

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Carlsbad Caverns NP!

Welp, we made it to New Mexico. We checked in at the Visitor’s Center at Carlsbad Caverns National Park at a reasonable hour, after a decent night’s sleep. Go us! She asked us if we’ve visited any other caves recently and I was like, “Yes! I went...

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Premiere Party du Cirque du Soleil!

So… maybe my French is still terrible. Either way, last night I got the invite to the Cirque du Soleil “soft opening party” for Toruk – The First Flight. Or rather, the invite came a few days ago; the actual party was last night. If...

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Toruk: The Flight before the Flight

Last night was the preview night for Cirque du Soleil’s new show Toruk: The First Flight. Why premiere such a fancy show in Bossier City? I’m not 100% sure. They are currently calling it a “soft” opening though, and I think that might have something...

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Hot Springs Bath House

I love baths! Any human who knows me in real life knows that I don’t even take showers (unless absolutely necessary). Baths! Baths! Baths! All day long. They are just so pleasant and relaxing. Did anyone see that episode of Friends where Chandler is all...

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Arkansas!!

I made it to Arkansas today!!! Woot woot! Go me. Okay, that might not sound like the biggest deal in the world, but it was my 50th state! That’s it: I’m officially done. Except, ya know, I’m in Arkansas and that’s not exactly the place...

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Let’s Talk about Iowa

Last night I got in to Iowa, State 49! Only Arkansas to go. Last week I updated my mom on my progress and I was like, “Only Iowa and Arkansas to go!” And she said, A. “I’ve been to Iowa before,” and B. “My cousin...

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Pit Stop in Pittsburgh

Someone in DC last week asked me if I like bridges. It was probably the weirdest question I had been asked in a while, but I pondered it a minute and was like, “Yeah, I do like bridges.” Maybe it has something to do with the...

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Downtown DC

I did it! I feel better. Okay, not really. Not TOTALLY. But I didn’t really get out of bed all day yesterday and I slept in past noon again today, so I decided to make the trek to downtown DC. I pulled it together at roughly 3:00...