I moved to California in July, 2000. Gabriel and I packed our camping gear in the Jetta and kissed our tearful parents goodbye, and drove clear across the country in pursuit of San Francisco.
Our first leg of the trip included a lot of stuff we weren't in any rush to see. First stop on the interstate lead us to Notre Dame. Have I told you how incredibly jealous I am of the lucky few who actually get to spend every day in the absolutely collegiate beauty of the school? It took my breath away, ivy climbing up the walls and brick buildings looking like medieval churches at every turn... here's a small shot of the college square: