Footloose 2-Year Anniversary Recap
Alan’s post began with more mundane details about our location, like population and elevation. So, to be consistent, I’m starting with numbers from the beginning of our adventure on October 21, 2015. Some might make you laugh while others should earn a cringe.
24 x 365 x 2 = 17,520 NUMBER OF HOURS together, except for bathroom breaks and an occasional solitary walk or drive to the store. This leads to one of the top questions we hear: “How are you still getting along after spending so much time together?!”
36,910 NUMBER OF MILES DRIVEN. For hours and hours. Together……..
Over 135 NUMBER OF DIFFERENT BEDS WE’VE SLEPT IN.
230 +++ NUMBER OF BREWERIES VISITED. The nationwide craft beer expansion has expanded our waistlines! We stopped counting. That will surely help with the pants sizes, right?
37 STATES VISITED, plus parts of Canada and Mexico.
1 VACATION FROM TRAVELS! A Caribbean cruise.
10,000+++ NUMBER OR COMBINED PHOTOS. Don’t worry, they won’t all be included here! That leads to the second most frequently asked question: “What were your favorite spots?
Some of mine include places you might expect: Niagara Falls and Quebec,
Our beautiful State and National parks –
Boston, Gettysburg, Charleston, and New Orleans –
And, small towns not so familiar.
Fairfield, Arkansas – very scenic! It is a small town hidden in the hills, near a lake, and two golf courses. Great a week for golf and exploring.
Lake Lure and Asheville, North Carolina. Alan enjoyed it except for the traffic and the potential for snow. Many breweries!
Gautier, Mississippi. “Why?” you ask. Well, we found a really good deal on a rental property and thought, why not! Great food, good golf, close to Biloxi, and lots of history.
Madisonville and Abita Springs, Louisiana. Live there? No, too much weather going on.
CO, Durango Scenic, touristy, mountain town. It was a good place to recover from the flu; not too many distractions.
The 3rd most asked question: “Any regrets?” Mine – not really, it’s been a wonderful experience. I do miss family and friends. Fortunately, technology has advanced enough to keep us connected.
I could go on and on but “enough already”! Alan says.