How to do Park City in two days

CoffeeCatDogKid | How to do Park City in two days

Friday afternoon—Alec pulls the car to the front of my office building. I hop into the passenger seat and swing my bag onto the floor. "Where's the nearest gas station?" he asks. We don't need gas to drive two miles back to our apartment. But I assume he just wants to fill up for the … Continue reading How to do Park City in two days

4 awesome ways to kill time on a two-day road trip

CoffeeCatDogKid | 4 awesome ways to kill time on a two-day road trip

The alarm rang and I reached to silence it as we both rolled out of bed, with Kelsey squinting at me through her sleepy eyes. We hurriedly pulled on our clothes from the night before and stuffed a few last items in our bag. Then we whispered our goodbyes to the in-laws and ventured into … Continue reading 4 awesome ways to kill time on a two-day road trip

How we ended up in the one place we thought we’d never live again

CoffeeCatDogKid | How we ended up in the one place we thought we'd never live again

If you had told me at the beginning of 2014 that I would soon find myself engaged, married, and relocated from Utah to North Carolina—then to Tennessee—within the space of a year, I would have been mildly surprised. But I'd be like, "Yeah, okay. Makes sense." If you had told me that I would do … Continue reading How we ended up in the one place we thought we’d never live again

How to do Memphis in half a day

CoffeeCatDogKid | How to do Memphis in half a day

The hard plastic chairs squeak against the linoleum as Alec and I sit down. All around us other couples are scattered in quiet pairs across the room, feet tapping impatiently and fingers laced together. I chuckle at a poster lauding Alexander Hamilton as an esteemed immigrant—the United States didn't exist as a country when he … Continue reading How to do Memphis in half a day