We are stopped somewhere along the West Coast or the Southwest. Anywhere but Alaska.
Person sees our truck.
They take a double-take at the bright orange Alaska plates.
Here's how the 79 conversations (so far) have gone & the reaction we have gotten for traveling from Alaska to Florida:
Them: So, are you guys are all the way down from Alaska, hey?
Them: You just on vacation?
Us: Oh no, not at all. We are moving from Alaska.
Them: Really? Why are you moving?
Us: My husband is retiring from the Air Force & we are returning home.
Them: Wow, that is amazing. Especially with your 3 young kids.
Us: Yeah, they are pretty resilient & flexible.
Them: So, where are you guys moving to?
Them: (silence. Person we are talking with looks completely shocked & dumbfounded)
Wow. Just wow.