An epic road trip in the rearview

Jena and I have just returned from a pretty epic road trip across the western and central parts of the U.S. We were afforded such an opportunity as we just so happen to have ended our employment engagements and are dead set on taking advantage of that reality. Never in our careers have we felt able to take more than two weeks off at a time. We are super excited to see what we can do.

For this trip we had a few goals: get back to Minnesota to see family and attend the Minnesota State Fair, Spend a good amount of time camping—especially in Glacier National Park, Get our Global Entry interview out-of-the-way to pave the way for easier international travel, and basically just relaxing a bit and not thinking about work for the first time in 20 years.

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On the road again

I am off again. This time for a drive across this land. Out west across the Dakotas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona. There is a point to my voyage – my baby sister is getting married – but hopefully the getting there will be a great experience as well. We plan to camp in the mountains and desert, stop at roadside diners, and do all the other fun things associated with road trips (the 3000+ miles of driving isn’t really one of those though).