Westbound and Rolling – Taking Refuge in the Road

Wheels keep on turnin… I’ve driven through the desert, alpine forests, canyons, farmland, and cities.  From East to West, North to South… At the moment I’m in a hostel in Bozeman, Montana.  What a place!  The people are incredibly friendly… I guess when it snows for eight months out of the year, the summer must…

The Drive of all Drives

So after Joshua Tree I spent some time in Los Angeles.  I have decided that Los Angeles is truly not the place for me… everyone seems to be in a rush and then waiting in three hour traffic regardless of where they are going.  I had a great time catching up with friends there but…

Butterfly Kisses and Dr. Seuss Trees

Joshua Tree was amazing! The next morning after waking up at the Air B&B I drove down to the park.  Even just driving through the park was an amazing experience.  The trees look like they are straight out of a Dr. Seuss children’s book and the boulders look like they were carefully placed on top…

122 Degrees Fahrenheit

After my adventure to the Grand Canyon I rode back down to Flagstaff, stayed a night in the International Hostel in the heart of downtown, and then continued on my journey the following day. Flagstaff was a really amazing college town.  People seemed happy and I could see a true sense of community among the…

Feeling Small

A lot has happened since Sedona. After my amazing time in the canyons of Sedona, I traveled to northern Arizona where I saw the Grand Canyon for the first time.  Shortly after meeting Ashley in Sedona, we realized we both happened to be traveling north to see the Grand Canyon the following day, so we…

Sedona Side Story

I wanted to write about this because I think it is such a beautiful part of my time in Sedona. After the hike to Boynton Canyon I decided to go into one of the shops in the town of Sedona.  I made my way into a shop called “The Magical Bazaar.”  All the titles of…

Healing Powers of Sedona

  “There are some places so beautiful they can make a grown man break down and weep.” Edward Abbey I can’t help but feel the words of “The Greats” while I am on this journey.  In every mile I drive, every step I take, every hike I do, their words seem to resonate in my heart more…

Some Mornings

And some mornings I wake up After being with him all night And my eyes open to feel the world caving in around me and its all I can do not to keep them closed