Travel

Swafford Family Tour de States – Chapter II Part II

This is the second installment about our second cross country trip, focusing on the northwest. In case you missed it: Chapter II part I. June 25 – Albany OR – Just an overnight stay on the way to Seattle. I love this picture of the truck in front a big rig… shows just how much […]



Swafford Family Tour de States – Chapter II Part I

On May 17th we set out on the second leg of our Tour de States. This time our focus would be on the Northwest. We would start out going through Tennessee and up through St Louis MO, then across to Kansas, through to Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and back along the northern most states- Montana, […]



Swafford Family Tour de States – Chapter I Part II

This is part 2 of a post where I was describing a trip my family and I took across the southern part of the United States. If you missed it you can click here to read it. Oct. 18-21 – Visalia CA. We finally got out of the desert on this stop. Just two days […]



Swafford Family Tour de States – Chapter I Part I

The Swafford family just got back from a 3 month, 7000 mile trip around the southern part of the United States. To say it was amazing would be an understatement. There is no way I can describe or capture the experience in words.. it was just simply an incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity that […]



Twenty Years

On Jan 21st Amy and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary! It seems incredible to me that we have been married that long already. When I look back, they’re all there but it doesn’t feel like it’s been that long. But it’s true, we have spent half of our lives married to each other. That’s […]



End of Summer Blues

Summertime 2014 has officially ended, and it’s a little sad around the Swafford house right now. We had a really awesome summer. Here are some highlights. We went to NYC! … and then upstate NY for a family reunion. (You can read more about that trip here..) We did a mini Vacation Bible School at […]



Swafford Vacation 2014 – NY

Draft copy… will edit and add pictures later… Day 0: Travel day. Traffic was bad from the start. It started to pick up around Fredericksburg VA and never really let up. Driving through NYC was a bit traumatic. Somehow we (and the car) made it unscathed. At least we think so. Who knows what the […]