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Celebrating D in San Francisco!

D invited all of us to San Francisco to celebrate her upcoming marriage (11 more days!). There were 9 of us and we had a blast. Playing tourist downtown, wine tour, visiting Muir Woods, and just enjoying each other in laughter and fun times. I’ll take you through our events:

Do you like sea lions? Ever been to Pier 39? You should! The sea lions were so much fun to watch. It’s like they were fighting for king of the mountain, or in this case, king of the floating dock. Two would fight, one in the water, one on the dock, then the one in the water would swim around, and jump onto the dock from a different direction, and knock off the original one. Then a third one would join in on the fun. Sometimes, a sleeping sea lion would be stepped on and would wake up growling. I assume that’s where the lion part of their name originated? The best part were the three that were sunning themselves, lifting their faces and chests to the sky. It looked exactly like Cobra pose in yoga. Oblivious to…

The Unknown Future Awaits!

Look out, World, I'm visiting soon!

After years of talking and writing about it (view here and especially here), I'm finally doing it! I turned in my notice at work and am hitting the road after D’s wedding and the boys’ baptism. I’ll explore all the wonders the USA has to show me: national parks, lively cities, new friends just waiting for me to say "hello".

Ahh, I’m so excited! My heart is soaring. There are no regrets in my mind or soul. This is what I am meant to do and I'm finally following that little voice within. Finally.

So, tell me your favorite places, the ones that changed your life or left a lasting impression. Share your joys with me (and maybe the name and contact info of your cousin's nephew by marriage who has an extra room and happens to live in ____!).

I'm heading to San Francisco today! Bliss for an immediate grand adventure, even if it was a preplanned trip (D's bachelorette party). We're exploring Muir Woods, visitin…