Alaska Cruise part 1: Vancouver and Ketchikan

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This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Alaska Cruise:For Sara’s parents’ 40th anniversary, we are taking a one-way cruise from Vancouver to Anchorage, and stopping in Denali National Park before returning back to the US. It should …

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Road Tripping in the USA

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For the last 5 weeks, we’ve been road tripping across the USA. We tried to keep a running dialog of our trip on Twitter and Facebook, so make sure to follow us on those channels. We didn’t post much on here, …

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The Adventure Begins with a Road Trip!

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After a long weekend of packing and teary goodbyes, we left Boston early Monday morning for a three-day trip across country back to Missouri to visit our families before leaving for China. Instead of cramming the 20 hour drive into two long …

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Major Announcement!

Sara and I have a big announcement: we are both quitting our jobs, moving out of Boston in August and hitting the road to travel long-term for the next 9-12 months. I’m sure that was all a lot to take …

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Birthday Month

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At our house, we don't just celebrate birthdays, we have a Birthday Week. The birthday person chooses when it starts and stops, but you get a full 7 days of whatever you want. This year, with all of the traveling …

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Mt. Washington

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Last weekend we decided to climb Mt. Washington, the tallest mountain in New England. We are not avid hikers, and just returned from a rather adventurous trip, so I guess the only reason we did it was it sounded like …

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The People of Noyemberyan

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Just as a warning, this post will be largely lost upon anyone that didn't follow my previous blog while I was in the Peace Corps. Except maybe the first part about my host mother, Gohar, because it's pretty funny. I …

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Noyemberyan Then and Now

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Instead of writing up a day-by-day account of the rest of our trip, I thought I'd cover some specific stories and people we had a chance to reconnect with, since that's really what the Armenia leg of the trip was …

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