Me too! My apologies though. I've been gearing up for a month long trip with my sisters tracing our 4-greats-grandfather's trip to the California gold rush in 1850. We've done it in 3 segments, and this final leg is from Salt Lake City to Nevada city, California. Even in modern times there is a lot of logistics involved! My honey and I (and our little dog too!) leave May 28 in our little RV (Harvey), and we'll get home around the 19th of June, after another 2500-3000 miles of travel.

We have the journals, and letters home, describing their route and sights along the way, and we're trying to see them all. Last summer's trip from Independence, MO to Salt Lake City was one of the most meaningful events of my life. Not just history coming to life, but communing with ancestors. It's truly the trip of a lifetime.