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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Open Road....Or, a case of Wishful Thinking

The open road......Now that I'm buried in exams and papers, the miles of highway seem so appealing.

In January, S and I took a LONG road trip, from NJ to Ohio to Charleston, SC and back to NJ. The first few hours were awesome--and then after a while you just want to get out of the car. But you can't. Because you're in some completely random state and nowhere near your destination.

But that beginning part, with the miles of road just waiting.....that just makes it worth it.

I made this page to capture that beginning part. Don't know if I want to remember, let alone scrap the six hours of foot cramps and having to go to the bathroom:)

Supplies used: Studio Calico April kit (lots of bits of Crate Paper, Sassafrass, Studio Calico, etc. Lovin' the Pink Paislee Artisan tape and Jenni Bowlin butterflies, which I am pretty much out of.

Last Friday, I had the best time meeting Jenni, who I met on the SC message board and the bloggy world. She is such a wonderful person, AND a fantabulous scrapper, so you should pop over!

This was my first experience meeting someone from online in person (other than meeting my husband--which has generally been a success:)) and it was so natural.

And topping off the weekend, a wonderful date night...

What are you up to this week? How was your Mother's Day?


  1. Good luck in your exams.
    I plan on finishing my nephew's baby album, ya I am still working on it. I have also been asked to do some tag swaps (I have never even did a tag before, LOL.
    Mother's Day was very nice.

  2. how fun - great idea to scrap your road trip - you obviously read how my road trip and Mother's Day went! :) - and how fun to have met Jenni!

  3. oh how fun! a road trip is the best. they stink and you love them all at once! good luck on your exams! i have a secret wish of going back, again, and my husband wants to kill me!

    i love your photos of you and jenni! i met two scrappy friends that are close...it is sooo fun!

  4. I didn't know you met your hubby online. :) I met mine online, too! Blissfully married for six years now!

    Great layout! Love the photos you used to capture the memories.

  5. great page. road trips are so fun !~ congrats on meeting Jenni !~

  6. Great page! Love how you did the little squares of paper!

  7. oooooooooo sounds like you had a great time. i love road trips. mostly i stick my nose in a book and read lol!!! love love love the page.

  8. great page!! Really really loved meeting you and having breakfast! Hopefully we can meet up again soon :)

  9. Love what you did with the frames!

  10. loving the page - and yay for getting to meet scrappy friends!! =)

  11. GREAT JOB with that layout! I heart that kit and you kicked bum with it! :)


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