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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, visiting all the touristy photo ops (Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, Fisherman’s Wharf, etc.) and then a day trip to Napa. Oh! And we'll be able to watch the eclipse from the beach by our rental house.

First trip: next Saturday I'm flying to Phoenix, and A and I are venturing north to all the national parks in the AZ/UT area. Thrilled to start my adventure by seeing some of our nation’s best parks.

The AZ/UT trip is the true test. Am I keeping my apartment and taking mini trips or will I sell everything and hit the road for an unknown duration?

Ahhhh! The unknown future awaits!

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