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Cross country road trip in honor of dad turned into one last gift from him to daughters | Momaha

I’d expected the trip to be emotional — cathartic, even — but I hadn’t expected it to be fun. We laughed and talked incessantly across five states (more apologies to my teenager), so 20 hours of driving felt like only a few. We stopped at the historical landmarks our dad would have stopped at, and we took him into mountain creek beds, questionable gas stations and a slew of establishments serving the pickle-and-onion-only burgers he adored.

When we realized at the “Welcome to Cheyanne” sign that I’d misrouted us and we shouldn’t have actually been in the state of Wyoming at all, we cackled to the point of tears until we remembered dad had lived in Cheyanne when he was younger. He had always spoke of it as a place he loved. It felt like he had a hand in our detour, so we reveled in his stop off before

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Your daily commute may just be a short walk from bedroom to “office” these days, but that just makes getting in the car more appealing than ever. In other words, it’s a great time for a road trip (done safely, of course). 

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Gwyneth Paltrow Shares Scenic Photo of Wedding Anniversary Trip with Husband Brad Falchuk



Gwyneth Paltrow sitting at a table smiling for the camera: Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk married in September 2018 at her East Hamptons home


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Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk married in September 2018 at her East Hamptons home

Gwyneth Paltrow and husband Brad Falchuk took in quite the view while celebrating their anniversary.

The couple tied the knot two years ago this week and are marking their anniversary with a trip to upstate New York. Paltrow shared a quick snapshot of their romantic getaway on her Instagram Story Wednesday, showing off the view overlooking a scenic lake surrounded by trees. Paltrow tagged the location as The Point, Upper Saranac Lake, a lake about 5 hours north of New York City.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Meditate Together Every Morning

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“Oh, you know, just breakfast,” Paltrow cheekily wrote over the image.



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Paltrow, 48, and Falchuk, 49, wed at an intimate ceremony with only 70 guests and

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