Rooted in Richmond

Adventures in parenting, travel, and life

A lot of people ask us about our road trip route from Seattle to Richmond.  And it’s a great question – there are so many good options!  If we had more time or weren’t traveling with a human kid and a fur kid, I’d want to drive down the coast to Northern California and then …

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This will be easy, we thought.  No problem.  We’ve done this before.  We last moved across the country in 2010, unexpectedly and with only a few weeks’ notice.  I was 27 and all at once hopeful, tearful, excited, and anxiety-ridden.  I simultaneously couldn’t wait to leave and didn’t want to go.  After the move, Chris …

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The beginning of this blog comes to you from 30k feet, somewhere over farm land between Seattle and Chicago.  We’ve been talking about this for months and the adventure is finally underway.  I’m en route to Richmond, Virginia for a fast and furious house-hunting, preschool-touring long weekend.  Seattle has been a seven-year season of growing, …

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