San Francisco, California
We left New York on April 17th with 8,004 miles ahead of us. Madeline and I plan to return to home base by May 17th – putting us currently at the half way mark of our Chocology Gives back cross-country extravaganza. Madeline and I are in absolute awe of this great country we live in, especially of the people we meet along the way!
We have a system. I drive – Madeline navigates. Being in the car together for long stretches of time has given us lots of opportunity for deep philosophical conversations. Besides solving all of the world’s difficulties, Madeline and I have decided that we’re not just New Yorkers, were citizens of America! Home is where we land each day and the people we meet are family. What an honor it is for us to work with people across America who make a difference in the world by giving back!
Besides working with some awesome organizations, we’ve had the chance to visit with friends and family and do lots of chocolate tastings along the way.
So. . . who have we visited and what have we been up to besides driving? Well, helping causes, sharing our Give-Back philosophy and passing out chocolate of course! It’s been a really great adventure so far, here’s a sampling of where we’ve been:
Back on My Feet In Philadelphia
Short visit with friends in Atlanta and Texas
Booked two wedding while in Texas
Homeschooling Conference in Texas
Interviewed the Director of Corporate Citizenship at Disney in Anaheim
Brought some messy Chocolate fun to the Boys and Girls club in Anaheim
Visited Madeline’s 2011 CNN Hero – Chef Bruno
Met with RoadTrip Nation in Costa Mesa
Homeschooling Event in California
A smattering of visits to family and friends
We’ll share all of our adventures with each of these wonderful people and organizations when we get back, so stay tuned.
On the road again. . .
Madeline and Linda