The Village Inn
Travel Blogs from Birmingham
... been there to encourage me. I have always been a home body. I never went away to camp, I never wanted to be away from my mom, from my home, from my dog. But at 25, the time felt right for me to go off and have my big adventure. I'm going to have the most amazing adventure, I'm going to see so many things, I'm going to meet people from all over the world, I'm going to succeed at my internship and living abroad. In the end, I'll raise ...
... it over with my mom, with friends, with Israeli's, all of who had different things to say. In the end, I know it's my decision whether I go to Tel Aviv or not. One wise person told me, "if everyone backed away from the fear of threats like this, Israel wouldn't exist. Keeping your chin up, and showing support by being there is the greatest gift to them, and yourself, that you can provide." Nailed it. I wont give in to my fear about going. It's ...
2 river horse flies
2 mountain goats
412 prairie dogs
1 Boiling River
13 different waterslides
15 morning gas bomb alarms with an additional snooze alarm (Ben)
1 mommy meltdown
30 pairs of dirty underwear
... are in control and can say no, you can't. Just one more. Every night since, we've watched at least 2 more episodes before bed. Last night, we watched 2 more. We are up to 18, I think. We hoped to finish all 24 by the time we left but we didn't. Our drug of choice is hidden within a little black box with an apple on top. All we need is somewhere to plug in and we are good to go. Just knowing its inside ...
... head up to our room. Easy peasy.
I also have a hanging rod in the car for coats and clothes that I don't want to wrinkle. Ok, so i can hang my clothes that don't fit in my drawer. It's how I roll.
We are all anxious to get a move on. Friday is the day we hit the big road out west like the settlers so many generations before us. We venture out together to follow our ancestors before us in our version of a covered wagon (our Covered Vagon) to explore the wild ...