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Where I Was in 2008

Jan 2, 2009
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I was thinking about some of the places I found myself this past year and made a list:

New York City
Miami
Des Moines
Peoria, IL
Oklahoma City
Washington D.C.
St. Louis
Las Vegas
Delaware
Atlanta
Granger, IN
Orlando
Springfield, IL

No foreign travel this year.  Unless Oklahoma City counts?  HA.  

How about you?  Where did 2008 take you?


17 Responses to “Where I Was in 2008”

  1. Anna Hammond says:

    If I only count places more than 500 miles away, I went to Thailand, Alabama, and Texas.
    I had real Thai food.
    I had real fried chicken.
    I had real biscuits and gravy.
    I win.

  2. Atlanta (twice)
    Chicago (twice)
    The Island of Malta
    London, England
    Gatwick, England
    Canada
    Montana
    Florida (twice)
    Philadelphia (three times)
    Huntsville, AL (where I ran my first marathon)
    Birmingham, AL
    Idaho
    Spokane, Wa
    Greenville, NC
    Nashville, TN (many times)
    All over the great states of TN and KY
    And the question this begs to ask: Where will I go this year? I have some big plans.

  3. emma says:

    Belfast, NI
    Berlin, Germany
    Washington, DC
    Chicago, IL
    London, England
    Manchester, England
    Nottingham, England
    Kampala (& all around southern Uganda)
    Jinja, Uganda
    Kigali, Rwanda
    Gisenyi, Rwanda
    Butare, Rwanda
    Nairobi, Kenya
    Dundee, Scotland
    Aberdeen, Scotland
    Kinshasa, DR Congo

  4. edith zepeda says:

    I went to Memphis! Took Gabe to Graceland! Thank You Very Much!

  5. S. Pihlaja says:

    I think I can win this one:
    Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Nishinomiya, Niigata
    Spain: Madrid, Carceres
    Thailand: Bangkok, Nong Khai
    Laos: Vientiane
    Russia: Moscow
    USA: Chicago
    England: London, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Oxford, Leceister

  6. joanna says:

    I had an unusually mobile year this year
    Melbourne, Australia
    Canberra, Australia
    Tokyo, Japan
    London, England
    Paris, France
    New York, USA
    Seattle, USA
    Vancouver, Canada
    Hong Kong, China

  7. connormcc says:

    I went to…
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    London, England
    Dublin, Ireland
    Bangkok, Thailand,
    Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, and loads of other places in Australia
    Nadi, and Bounty Island, Fiji
    Los Angeles, USA
    New York City, USA

  8. kenny eicher says:

    Not nearly as impressive as most commenters, but I went to:
    New York City
    Philadelphia, PA
    Playa del Carmen, Mexico
    Dana Point, California
    Cape Cod, Mass.
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    Cape May, NJ
    North Wildwood, NJ
    Boca Raton, Florida
    Much less travel scheduled for 2009 with 3 kids!

  9. Sharon Bray says:

    Hanover, Germany
    El Salvador
    Detroit, MI
    Wisconsin of course, but that hardly counts.
    Yup that’s about it, first year of foreign travel, that was a cool experience.

  10. Lisa Lampman says:

    I think I need to get out more! I went to: Green Bay area,
    WI Brookfield, WI,
    and a wonderfully welcoming little place in Aurora, IL called The Orchard!
    Would love to actually take a vacation this year!

  11. Joni Ruhs says:

    Crazy. That’s where I went. And stayed.

  12. doug says:

    Naperville, IL
    Chicago, IL
    Lombard, IL
    Sandwich, IL
    Oswego, IL
    St. Charles, IL
    Elvaston, IL
    Keokuk, IA
    TOP THAT!!!

  13. Erik Bock says:

    Let me see.
    Chicago Il
    Oswego Il.
    Naperville Il.
    Pontiac Il.
    Bowling Green Ky
    Chattanooga Tn.
    Waterbury Ct.
    Lafayette Ca.
    Pompano Beach Fl.
    San Antonio Tx.

  14. Peter P says:

    I went 30 miles up the road to Fresno. Does that count?
    It’s strange, I’m from England and it always seemed weird to me that Americans don’t travel much outside of the USA and when I arrived here 3 years ago I was astounded to learn that a lot of people I met had never even been out of California.
    We have been here 3 years now and I have been to Las Vegas, Kansas City and Hawaii in that time. I have not left the country and have been out of the state for no more than 3 weeks in total in 3 years.
    What is happening to me? I used to be a world traveller!

  15. Rob Edwards says:

    Washington DC (3 times)
    Duck, NC
    Erwin, Tennessee (3 times)
    Columbia, SC
    Spartanburg, SC
    Cleveland, OH
    Cincinnati, OH
    and a handfull of places around Virginia

  16. NYC
    Bristol, RI
    Bangor, Maine
    Farmville, VA
    Detroit
    Orlando, FL
    New Jersy
    Dubai
    Goa, Nagpur, Vizag, Mumbai, Hyderabad in India

  17. Sam says:

    Delaware Wow. What is in Delaware?
    NYC
    Toronto CA
    Paris France
    Maine
    Disney Florida

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