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I live in the state of constant confusion. Its the state colored blue on the map. And yes I can find any place on the globe, its all color cordinated! (duh)Asia is pink, England is green and France ....well France felt they were soo much better than everone else they have become their own planet.

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Well spank me stoopid........

I have finally gotten my blog back up and running, I am not sure if I want to keep this blog or if I want to start fresh, I have been with this one since 2005! And I feel that I have learned soo much since then; my writing style has changed, my look has changed, my life has changed and even my location has changed.

I have soo much I have to say that I am not even sure I can, I mean I know I can but I do not know if I really want to go back and do a years worth of recaps!! But I guess I can just do a fast and dirty version of what I have been through:

  • Graduated college
  • Hurricane Sandy beat up NJ
  • The family has been doing well
  • Lilian bought a new car, a Kia Serento
  • The sister-in-law is now a nurse
  • The wife now works in the corporate office of her job
  • And I now live in San Jose, CA

Yes, I said I now live in San Jose, CA! We have been planning on this move for about three years now, and just this past July I made the move over. We packed my car and I drove from NJ to CA via route 80. It took me five days to complete my trip, I stopped four times along the way: Indiana, Nebraska, Wyoming and Nevada. I could have made it in four days but the wife found a super cheap room at Circus Circus in Reno and I just could not say no to staying in Reno!

It cost me about $305 in gas and about $210 in hotels. It also cost me a sore butt from all that driving lol! The drive was as smooth as anyone could have hoped for, only a small amount of traffic in Pennsylvania and a small bout of rain in Nebraska. Other than that it was smooth sailing.

Found a room to rent on the second day I was in CA and that has been home ever since. The only hard part about this adventure is that I miss everyone back home, I miss them tremendously. I underestimated how much I would miss everyone, but we knew this coming into this endeavor and I am not about to back down on what I came out here to do.

I have been out here for almost a month now and the job hunt is on! I have had two interviews and I have another one lined up this Friday. I have been applying to just about any place that I think my schooling and background fits, so wish me luck on the hunt for a a hunt for a career!

I will be coming back as often as I can to post pictures, because I love posting pictures! Life is truly just the memories you make along the way, and I use a camera to help preserve them. And to end this post I think I will post a few of the ones I took on the ride over:

My last trip to double D's

 Yep its only 46 hours and 39 minutes to go!

This is pretty much what it looked like for 90% of the trip

 Here are my two travel buddies, well actually they belong to Seth and Lucas but they are mine now!

 And here is my other traveling buddy, and luckily it was only need to open bags of chips and beef jerky lol

 I stopped in Lincoln Nebraska at the Horizon Inn and next door they had the only 24 hour sex shop I have ever seen......and by the way if you are looking for a clean and cheap room in Nebraska, the Horizon Inn is the place. Great place in my book.

Other road shot

I found this gas station in the middle of fucking nowhere Wyoming and this was the sign in the bathroom. It was really off the beaten path but they had what I needed.

 This is the Tree of Utah, found right off route 80 in the salt flats of Utah. Not sure what or why but it sure made for a cool photo.

Usual gas station condom machines lol

 Breakfast at Denny's......I was really hungry!

 The room I found in San Jose, it might look small but it is all I need for the time being.

And that is it for now, I will be back sometimes this week to continue breathing life into this place. So many fond memories at blogspot with so many more to come.


Mom Taxi Julie said...

So is the family with you?

honkeie2 said...

Nope I am all alone here in San Jose

Hammy said...

I recognise one of those travel buddies. Great to see this work for you all.

Carie said...

wow, now you live closer to me, but I do have amazing family in San Jose :)