We Were There

Already I’m nostalgic about this trip, and it isn’t even entirely over. Patrick calls me “pre-sentimentalist.” One small thing I’ve enjoyed is when I’m listening to Talk of the Nation or Car Talk or some other radio show where people call up to say, “I’m Ellen from Magnolia, Arkansas.” Or, “This is Chris from Albuquerque.” “Jenny from Staunton, Virginia.” And we’ve been there. All these places, these small large sleepy urban ramshackle hipster remote towns we’ve seen. I feel like the whole country is mine now.

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There were so many correct answers to our final WWWW – trusty Random.org chose our winner – congrats to Chris! This photo was taken in Zion. And thank you to everyone who has followed along and played each week.

 

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Where Were We Wednesday (#16 – The Final Photo)

This will be our last WWWW. Our trip is winding down; the Minnie is back on the West Coast and we’re each going to spend some time with our families before we return to the Bay Area. Where did this year go?? I’m constantly amazed by how quickly the weeks pass. After nearly 11 months on the road, our thoughts are now turning to next steps, job searches, having a home that isn’t on wheels. For our final WWWW, I’m highlighting one of our very favorite spots and will put together a prize package with some fun souvenirs from across the country.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

This photo was taken at Yellowstone National Park. Congrats to Staci, who answered via Twitter, and was chosen by Random.org!

Where Were We Wednes…Thursday (#15)

A day late but that’s just how it goes sometimes. Each week in WWWW I post a photo of a place we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive a souvenir pin from the place where the photo was taken. Patrick has been collecting these pins throughout our trip; he now has a straw hat so laden with them it’s too heavy to wear.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

 

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

Alas, no winner last week. This photo was taken at Left Hand Brewery in Longmont, CO.

Where Were We Wednesdays (#14)

Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive a souvenir pen from the Grand Tetons.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

Congrats to my brother, Brian! This photo was taken at Mono Lake.

Where Were We Wednesdays (#13)

Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive that excellent ear of popcorn from the Corn Palace.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

Congrats to Judy! This photo was taken in Chicago.

Where Were We Wednesdays (#12)

Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive a magnet and sticker from Wall Drug, SD, famous for its free ice water and five-cent coffee.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

Unfortunately, we didn’t have a winner. This photo was taken at Cape Perpetua in Oregon. We’ll save the super-awesome Corn Museum popcorn for another week.

Where Were We Wednesdays (#11)

Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! I’m pretty excited about this week’s giveaway – our winner will receive an ear of “pops on the cob” popcorn from the great Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

This photo was taken at the Baha’i Temple in Chicago. Judy, Patrick’s mom, had the correct answer but her loving sons deemed it cheating, as she was with us when it was taken. I’m not going to get in the middle of that…However, Mike Kelso also answered correctly via Twitter. Mike, congrats!

Where Were We Wednesdays (#10)

Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive a souvenir from either the great state of Wisconsin or Minnesota.

Here’s this week’s picture. It’s kind of a toughie!

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

This photo was taken at Bryce Canyon. We had four correct guesses, and Random.org picked the winner…congrats to Gus! Thanks everyone for playing.

Where Were We Wednesdays (#9)

Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive a souvenir from Chicago, IL, our big destination this week.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

This photo was taken at Lafayette Cemetery in New Orleans. We had three correct guesses, and Random.org picked the winner…congrats to Beth! Thanks everyone for playing.

Where Were We Wednesdays (#8)

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Each week in WWWW I post a photo of somewhere we’ve visited during our trip. Guess where we were, and you could win a little prize! This week’s winner will receive a souvenir lobster-shaped lollypop from Maine, our latest stop. I believe the lolly is cherry-flavored, not lobster-flavored, though the winner shall be the judge of that.

Here’s this week’s picture.

Where Were We?

Rules/Hints/Etc.

Enter by posting in the “Comments” section. Guess as many times as you wish. Winner chosen at random from all correct answers. It might help to look back at our Itinerary or our Facebook albums.

Last Week’s Winner

This photo was taken at Burning Man, Black Rock City, NV. We had three correct guesses, and Random.org picked the winner…congrats to Daniel! Thanks everyone for playing.