This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

We decided to go to the Grand Canyon. But would we make it out alive? Read: Grand Canyon, chasm of death, the road trip


Taking trips together to make good memories as often as we can is a maje. priority. That’s why I’m opening the books on our travels with this post. If a buncha knuckleheads like us can spring it, maybe all the knuckleheads out there can take a decent trip, too.

It’s August 5, 2011. I’m sitting in a cafe off of the highway south of San Francisco sipping coffee. The front page I hold — a free copy of the San Mateo County Examiner — carries news of yet another market crash. My husband sits across from me and snaps a picture of me holding …

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