Tag Archives: roadtrippers

Picking up the pieces…

It’s been a morbid few months, weeks, days… Still here I am trying to pick up the pieces of my life… It’s been a few months, but it seems like it’s been an eternity since I’ve been on my bike, ran my usual daily miles or had my weekly swim practice.

I honestly don’t even know if I am interested anymore…That’s probably the depression talking nonsense in my ear… These things use to be my go-to stress relievers, my daily aims, to be better than the day before…. and now… my shoes are hanging there gathering dust. My goggles have dried out, and I don’t even know where my biking helmet is anymore. I’ve been saying for the longest time, “I’m gonna get a new one next week”.

Next week just doesn’t seem to get here…yet!

I’ve noticed that I have like 8 drafted titles from my 2014 Roadtrip to write, upload and publish… I will likely get there… One Day… (those magic words)

In the meantime… patience is all I need… I’ll be back… not yet… but I will….

J!

 

 

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the Fasten Seatbelt sign has been turned on…

My trip to SFO begins on a Sunday with a 9 hour flight and 1 short layover in MIA. After a small upgrade at check in, to be more comfortable in cattle-class; the MIA-SFO leg is a bit longer and a little comfort (aka leg space) is MUCH appreciated, we leave the island.

Leg 1
Leg 1
Leg 2
Leg 2

A little back story:

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Have Love, Will Travel

I have divided my adventure in about 8 chapters, yet to be written. Before I start, I want to share with you the most important part of the trip, entertainment, because conversations can only go so far. My road-trip songs, carefully selected and screened for this particular trip. It’s about 73 songs, not all to my liking but I do have a travel partner and he too needs something to listen, sing to….

I also have a sing-along playlist, that I will reveal at a later time. In the meantime, enjoy the music as I go and write my travel journey….

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The Road Ahead…

Coming up soon,  this year’s adventure road trip will take us around the great state of California. Starting with a long flight all the way to SFO, a few days at our home base, and then off to a 3+ week of nothing but road, and side stops. I have a list of about 100+ things that I want to do and see along the way…

We’ll start in San Francisco, and then the road will take us to:

  • Sacramento,
  • Yosemite National Park,
  • Death Valley National Park,
  • Las Vegas,
  • Mojave desert,
  • Joshua Tree National Park,
  • Palm Springs,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Malibu,
  • Carmel,
  • Monterrey,
  • Back home to SF

And I plan to at least cover the following bucket-list items: Continue reading The Road Ahead…