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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Thursday Thirteen (one day early!)

 

Thirteen Pictures from Our Road Trip


In case you don't normally follow my blog, you need to know that we just went on a road trip. We travelled all the way from Denver to Eastern Pennsylvania to visit family, and hit Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Kansas! We visited a ton of family, and went on field trips and ate way too much fast food.

So, here are some photos from our trip, there's a lot more but I'll spare you!

1. This is Tiernan (on the left) and his cousin Liam, being silly.
Iowa-Tiernan and Liam being silly

2. This is my Grandma, and I just thought this was a neat picture of her. She's such a cool lady, and I'm glad I caught her laughing :-)
Iowa-Great Grandma Wanda

3. This is the horde in front of the Joseph and Hyrum Smith memorial in Nauvoo Iowa.
Iowa-Nauvoo-TAMS at Joseph and Hyrum Smith Memorial

4. My sister Julie, and my mom. I don't think either of them would like this photo, but it's how they look when they're happy and I was glad to see how this turned out.
Iowa-Julie and Mom, happy

5. In Ohio, we got this photo of Davin with his Dad, Bill and Step-Mom, Lou and the kids.
Ohio-Davin, Bill, Lou, SAMT

6. The kids relaxing in Bill and Lou's hot tub. We didn't have a lot of down time on the trip, so this was really nice!
Ohio-Maya, Sage, Anya and Tiernan in hot tub

7. We were so bored on the road that Maya filled her Croc with colored pencils.
On the Road-Maya Bored in the Car

8. I knitted a scarf for my dad's 60th birthday while we were travelling. You can see me explaining it to him here. You don't normally have to explain a scarf, but I'd made this one with a stripe pattern based on the Fibonacci Sequence. Yeah, we're all nerds in my family.
PA-Jen and Dad with Scarf

9. Anthracite coal, isn't it shiny?
PA-Anthracite Coal

10. This is where the latch blew off of our pop up camper, causing it to begin to open while we were driving. Darn Kansas wind!
On the Road-Camper Latch Gone

And, because you've been so good, I'll show you a series of self-portraits with me and my family members...

11. Me and my niece Amelia (Liam's sister). She took this one! Sometimes I think she's more like me than she is like her mom.
Iowa-Jen and Amelia, self-portrait

12. Me and my little (ha!) brother, Mark.
PA-Mark and Jen, self-Portrait

13. Me and my Dad.
PA-Dad and Jen, Self Portrait

And, you get a bonus! Here's a picture of four generations of my family. It's the kids, me, my dad and my Grandma. I love pictures like this, and I treasure them. They're so hard to get!
PA-Four Generations






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Comments:
All wonderful pictures, Jen. The one that stands out is the four generation one. It needs to be framed.
 
Lovely pictures, Jen! I enjoy posts like this. Ditto what Jean-Luc said.

And I hope we have as much fun on our road trip as you did on yours!
 
Frame them all in one of those collage frames. Those are great!
 
What a great trip. I always love a photo blog. Sounds like a trip you'll remember all your life, though I sympathized a bit with your previous post (re: dicey day/return)
 
It looks like you had a blast!
 
Oh wow, what fun pictures. Sounds like a great trip!
 
How great to be able to have a multi-generational picture!

thanks for visiting my TT.
 
What great pics..it sounds like you had a wonderful time with your family...despite the latch;) Happy TT and thanks for stopping by.
 
Ooo. Love the pictures. Glad you had a great time.
 
Looks like you had a fabulous road trip! Beautiful photos and thanks for sharing to all of us! :)

Mines up here;
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Happy TT!
 
What fantastic shots!!! I love the color of your eyes, neat! Thanks for visiting!
 
Beautiful family pictures!! I loved this TT! :)
 
I have been as bored as number 7. She is my kind of genius. Looks like a great trip.
 
Those are great. Thanks for sharing.
 
What a fun trip and pictures. Have a great time! ;)
 
nice photos here! have a nice TT
 
Great post today! This is really in the spirit of TT, the getting to know other bloggers better.

All mine tells you is that I like bananas!

Again, great post about what was aparantly a great trip!
 
I'm glad you were able to find your cameras to take these great shots. It sounds like a trip you & your family will never forget.

The Fibonacci sequence scarf sounded like a winner to me. What's next... knitted Klein bottles?
 
what great pictures!!!! :) Thanks for sharing with us! It was finally nice to MEET you today at KK.. :)
 
Thanks for visiting my Yeats TT last week. I've been away for the weekend, so I'm very late to return the favour!
 
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Wonderful blog.
 
Good job!
 
actually, that's brilliant. Thank you. I'm going to pass that on to a couple of people.
 
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actually, that's brilliant. Thank you. I'm going to pass that on to a couple of people.
 
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