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Sep 20, 2007 - Good Morning California!

Well, after driving most of the afternoon and evening we arrived at Folsom State Park, CA in the DARK! This was the first time we had arrived anywhere in the pitch black. We set up as little as we could and finished setting up in the morning. I think after last night, we will avoid traveling at night if possible. We walked the dogs down to the lake and were really surprised! It's almost not there! Folsom Lake is a dammed lake and the water level gets very low during the summer and beginning of the fall when they get little to no rain....

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Aug 17, 2007 - Leaving Los Angeles

Leaving LA was one of the toughest things I've had to do in a very long time. I started the day at 8 in the morning and started packing my tiny little Nissan Altima with all of my belongings. I hate packing. Trying to downsize seven years of accumulated crap (clothes, shoes, pictures, etc.) into a few boxes just felt beyond impossible. Luckily I had already sold my apt. furniture so that was not going to be a problem, but it was still annoying. It was even more difficult to pack because I was reflecting on the friendships that I had...

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