Drum roll please……………….we, the Johnson family have been in Mt. Shasta California the last 5 days. Beth Dill is the winner as she guessed Northern California which was more specific than some of you that guessed California. She will receive a Mt. Shasta candy bar made of the finest (or at a very minimum sub par) chocolate. The proceeds of the purchase did go to the upkeep of California Hiking trails so there is that. Beth, we will be sending your life changing prize!
After we left Idaho we traveled to the metropolis of Ennis Montana. It’s a quaint, tiny, old west type town that had an RV park (the most crowded we had been to yet), and it is centrally located to some cool places to visit. Montana is a beautiful state and I had many chances to travel through it when I used to commute from Idaho to North Dakota during my college years. I swear my blood pressure goes down ten points when I see the beautiful vistas and flowing rivers in wester
While we were in Idaho we celebrated Mason’s birthday. We invited all of our family to come celebrate with us. It was a fun night and Mason had a great time as so many people came to support him. It got me thinking about family. Marisa and I have a great extended family that is extremely close. We always feel so supported and accepted by them. It is a wonderful thing to be able to feel unconditional love from so many people at once. We are doing a crazy thing by living in an
As our family travels across the country we will be going on a lot of what my brothers and sisters referred to as “Butt Trips.” You may wonder what a butt trip is so before I tell you about our first butt trip on our trek let me give you a history lesson.The Johnson clan grew up in Idaho and North Dakota. We lived a happy and simple life in our small towns. Since there wasn’t a lot going on, at times our Mom and Dad would take us on what came to be known as “butt trips” in Jo