Thursday, June 14, 2012

49, 50!

Good news:
We crossed the Mississippi River yesterday into Minnesota.
Mom and Dad have now officially been to all 50 states.

Bad news:
I don't have any pictures to prove it because my camera broke.
I took it to a camera store this morning, and I already forgot what he told me. 
Basically a sensor is gone, and I need a new camera.

Madison, WI (East)

Good news:
We found a huge grocery store (Woodman's) to buy our "souvenir" cheese.
Wish I could have looked around more.
Bad news:
Cash or debit card only.
That certainly cut down on our purchases.

Good news:
We've had a wonderful time.
Bad news:
This is our last day.


Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness, the maps - be still my heart :) It sounds like the Goods perhaps outweighed the Bads, so I'm thinking it was a pretty successful trip. Be safe coming home. Hugs ~ Mary

Liene said...

Oh it all sounds like good news to me - you've lived to tell the tale!

Jacqueline said...

What a bummer as it is so beautiful there. I just had my best camera quit too. I had just ordered a new one for Father's Day so I am enjoying his!

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

WOW, all 50 states, no kidding?

That is some huge feat, ma'am!

Happy for you but HATE your camera is broken. At the very least grab a disposable for the remainder?

Have fun!

Kerin said...


You.. are my hero :)

One of these days, I too would like to visit each and every state.

Be safe traveling...and don't worry too much about not having pictures to prove where you've been...... you probably can google them~~~LOL!

Debby said...

Cute post. So glad you had a good time.
You can get a decent point and shoot for little money now. I thought I wanted a really nice camera but I don't want to spend the time learning how to use it. The last two camera I have had have been a Kodak Easy Share. They do a pretty good job.

Sharon said...

It's awesome that your mom and dad have hit 50 states...and your camera breaking just stinks! I would be lost without my camera!! Praise God for your safe trip thus careful out there!

Jann Olson said...

Great, great, let's celebrate. . .the folks have been to all 50 states. I would love to have that claim to fame some day. Have a safe trip home.

Diana Joy said...

How fun that you helped them get to 49 and 50. Ugh about the camera; sorry. Safe travels home. Any good thrift stores along the way?

angie said...

Congratulations for making it to all 50 states .We share the same problem though my camera is broken too something with failed focus...

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Cute post despite no photos cause you found a creative way to illustrate. I had a sensor go bad in an older Canon PowerShot and Canon fixed it free of charge despite the fact that it was well over 6 years old. You might want to check online with the manufacturer of yours to see if the same would apply. If not, digital cameras havev really come down in price so you would be able to get a replacement once you're back home. Glad to hear the good news about your mom & dad visiting 50 states - WOW!

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

You might be home by now...sounds like you had a fabulous time. Incredible about your parents visiting all 50 states too. Enjoy the weekend!

Lana Kim White Austin said...

Oh, what a truly awesome adventure!!! I am SO SORRY about your camera, though!!!!!! Murphy came along for the visit with you :)


Melissa said...

Woo-hoo! 50 states! Great accomplishment. Now I hope you get a new camera. And have a safe trip home!