Playlist for a Road Trip

As both a travel and music enthusiast, I often go somewhere with the perfect song or album already in mind for the journey there.  Listening to that particular album while getting to or in that destination is like the cherry on top of a complete life experience.  In fact, not having access to that music may even take away a bit from the experience.

What albums do you have to have with you in the car for a long drive? Here’s a countdown of Husband’s all time top 20 road trip albums.

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I like my hair and also, my sanity

So we finally finished all of the inoculations needed for Zimbabwe! Besides all the basics like chickenpox, measles, and the like, we had to get our bases covered from the more exotic diseases like Typhoid, Malaria, and HepA. Typhoid is an immunization, and you just take 4 pills 6 weeks prior to your departure. But at $100, is is not cheap! But I suppose that is a small price to pay to not lose your hair from the high fever, and to keep paranoid psychosis at bay. Let’s keep the crazy to a minimum, shall we?

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Hello and welcome!

Hi! I’m Jolyn and my husband’s name is John. We are taking the biggest trip of our life! We are starting off in Thailand, traveling to South Africa and then finishing in Zimbabwe. (Zimbabwe? Yes!) For our honeymoon we went to Greece for two weeks, then last year we went to Hawaii for three weeks, now we are planning to travel for a month… So perhaps we are slowly working ourselves up to a permanent vacation! Follow along with us, let us know what’s happening back home and feel free to comment on my blatant misuse of Oxford commas and my inevitable dangling participles (there will be many!)

Hugs, John and Jolyn

P.S. A big shout out to our 4 ex-marines that are house sitting! They are down to only 2 pit bulls, so they have plenty of time to watch Home Alone and perfect their boiling-oil-over-the-door booby trap. Keep up the good work, guys!