It has been a heart-warming two weeks in sunny Colorado. Familiar faces and close friends here make it feel a lot like home. The balance we experience between the city life and the fresh mountain air have made our souls smile. It has been hard to get a smile off our faces actually. It was […]Read more "Grow. Learn. Sustain. Enjoy. Repeat."
We have started challenging ourselves to find new ways to give back to each city we visit. The timing was right for us when we arrived in Fargo, North Dakota. We would have the opportunity to be part of the Special Olympics Opening Ceremony. The 2016 summer games program for the Special Olympics North Dakota […]Read more "Special Olympics, North Dakota"
The summers between 5th and 8th grade my mom had to work. So in between sports camps and friends’ sleepovers I spent a lot of my summer days with my Great Aunt Anna and Great Uncle Jim. We would do everything from crafts, swim in their famous above ground pool, play bocci ball, dress up […]Read more "Open Arms of Minnesota"
Sometimes we are needed when least expected. We had been discussing what we would do for the state of Wisconsin, reaching out to organizations with no prevail. A state that we started to surprisingly fall in love with as it reminds us of home (with better cheese). We woke up with so much energy after […]Read more "Madison, Wisconsin"
After a year and a half has somehow flown by, we were finally reunited with my stepsister, Rachel, in Chicago. The last we saw one another, we had just started this journey and were in Florida in December 2014. We have managed to visit 30 states and 13 National Parks so far. She has proudly […]Read more "American Indian Center, Chicago"