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And we are off! After a quick visit to the myopractor and a yummy breakfast at Los Taquitos, we picked up Asher and pointed the van (+ trailer) north. Destination: Albuquerque, NM.

So it turns out that there's a ginormous storm cloud covering Arizona and New Mexico right now. The rain in Phoenix turned into snow in Flagstaff and ice in New Mexico. Yikes.


There were a few stretches where we were literally skating. We couldn't turn or we would skid and we couldn't brake or we would skid. A tiny bit unnerving, to say the least.

But Jon did a fantastic job of driving and we are now (nine hours later), safe and sound in a lovely La Quinta hotel room.

Now it's time for sleep. Sweet dreams, everyone!

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  1. Love the video! Have I said yet how excited I am for you? Probably only about 7 times...

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  2. I can't see the video because the bandwidth in my curry hotel sucks, but great to see you guys have gotten to Destination #1 (out a million) safe and sound. We flew over the Grand Canyon and I was surprised at how much snow is still up there. That said, having green or red chili with your bfast this morn' in ABQ is a must. Do it! - O

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  3. @Taben-Thanks! The second video (the bandwidth in our green chili hotel sucks, too) should be coming soon. No singing in that one but some laughing at how ridiculous the conditions were. :)

    @Omer-Good point! We can't go through Hatch Chili Headquarters and not get some!!

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