day 23

We're in the desert! In the six days since I wrote last, we've driven around 950 miles. From Austin to Alamogordo to Tucson. Up until we crossed into the desert, it didn't feel like we were that far from home. The Texas we saw and all the stops before looked pretty similar to our home. [...]

We’re out

We're on our trip. It's day 5. So far we've driven through Western North Carolina, Asheville, Canton, Waynesville, Cherokee and the Great Smoky Mountains. We drove through Pigeon Forge and stopped in Chattanooga for a two-day music festival. It's been hot and humid and rainy, but today is was chilly and I wore a sweater. [...]

ode to my charley

I just zoomed through John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley, a tale of a time John Steinbeck packed up a little camper and traveled for three months. A former teacher recommended the book when I told him about the road trip. Have I even talk about that here yet? I don't know. I'm also going on [...]