Although we spent 3 long years putting our blood, sweat and tears into the van build, we actually only took MichelVangelo on two weekend camping trips (each about an hour away). A few 2 hour round trips should suffice for year-long 20,000 mile drive around the U.S. right? We had hoped to get a few … Continue reading The Maiden Voyage.
Iowa has been my home, bubble, social connection, and safe place for the past 30 years. I met my husband in high school (insert eye roll), followed him to college (stage 4 clinger?), married him eight years later, bought our first home in Des Moines, and began our careers amongst a supportive group of family … Continue reading Goodbyes suck.
MichelVangelo to be exact. We decided we needed a "project," because renovating a 1935 home wasn't enough... Katie scoured Craigslist to find the perfect gem, and she hit the motherload! A 1990 Ford Econoline 250 with 90,000 miles. We drove to the used-car dealership where the salesman asked if this was going to be a … Continue reading We bought a van.