By Julia DeBlasio On day four at the orphanage we awoke feeling as if it could have been day forty-five; this feeling did not come because we were drained, but because of how at home and normal it felt waking up here. As the day progressed we carried out our new found routines with the […]Read more "Day 4 or 45 at Narayan Seva Children’s Home"
We have reunited in sunny California! After a week in Lake Tahoe we have traveled back to the Nevada City area for the annual cleanup along the river. We decided that we should camp down by the river since the cleanup was the next morning near the Bridgeport Crossing. We pulled up a steep, dirt […]Read more "International Coastal Cleanup Day"
Before arriving in Hawaii I would have never guessed it to be the wettest place on Earth. Logan telling me so and reading the sign at the lookout was just not enough clarification. Much to my dismay we got caught in daily downpours on what would start as beautiful sunny days on Kauai. The […]Read more "The Wettest Place on Earth"
Vietnam, a country that has charm in every corner you explore. Geographically the country is long and narrow. Its entire east coast boarders the South China Sea. It’s common for travelers to travel the entire country by motorbikes from north to south. So naturally the Gypsies did it from south to north without motorbikes. (Those […]Read more "Vietnam"
You know that feeling when you meet someone for the first time and instantly feel that you’ve known them for years? I felt immediately connected to Jenny the first time we met. We shared the same love for the Oscar’s red carpet, wine and Aaron Rodgers. Jenny is born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin […]Read more "Go! Pack! Go! "
Grass Valley, California reminds us a lot our home town in Sussex County, NJ. Rolling hills, small town feeling and similar to the Delaware, it has the Yuba River. Passing through this town, our stay has sometimes been as short as an evening or up to a month long, we always find time to stop […]Read more "Yuba River Clean Up"
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"
The beauty of New Jersey is sometimes underestimated or perhaps the person speaking thereof is just passing judgment based on what they have seen on TV. Nonetheless, there is a reason New Jersey is called “The Garden State” and we love to show off its good attributes. Mel and I always look forward to “Sister’s […]Read more "Keeping it the Garden State"