Hi guys! As I mentioned previously, Matt and I started 2015 off by taking our first mini vacation of the year to California. Living in Phoenix, we have a very cool advantage compared to a lot of other places I have lived in the past. We are central to so many awesome places that are just a road trip away. It's only 5.5 hours to San Diego, 6 hours to Los Angeles, 7 hours to Durango, Colorado, 2 hours to Sedona, Arizona, 4 hours to Las Vegas. The ease of western traveling is actually one of my very favorite things about living in PHX. Plus, the views during these road trips... OH, THE VIEWS! They are so picturesque and make the long hours in the car so much more bearable and exciting.
On our way to San Diego, we actually came across SNOW once we crossed the border from AZ into to Cali! Of course that meant we had to pull off the highway immediately and play around in the fluffy whiteness for a good half hour or so (I mean, there were snowballs that just had to be thrown, after all). I hadn't seen snow in years, but since I grew up in Ohio I always get nostalgic whenever I get to see it. And our dogs, Dakota and Kingsley, had never seen snow before; however, Kingsley hates being wet and cold, so we expected him to despise it. How shockingly wrong we were! Both pups loved playing in and eating the snow! It was by far one of my very favorite memories yet from one of our many road trips. Sometimes the journey really is just as good as the destination, eh?