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I did it!

I  am so happy and thrilled and on this strange high. I was within minutes of my parents house when I clapped and started to squeal while still in the car. I was so excited that I could not hide it. Not for a…

Interesting and Infuriating

I hear music, some fucking kid barking like a dog, people talking, fires crackling, some other kid screaming. I smell wood smoke, pot smoke, diesel fuel, and the leaves of a cool breeze. I see lights and fires and tiki torches and headlights and…

South for the Winter

By this time in my journey I have learned that each of these easterly and southerly states has a great welcome center along the interstate. No, not the ones you have to drive to. These are just over the borders. Once you hit the…

Six Month Update #2

I have posted a lot about the details of my experiences. I have also provided updates on how I feel living on the road, my challenges and my joys. This post is another update to recognize six months on the road. I have not…

Six Month Update #1

Here I sit. At camp in the Smoky Mountains. Well, they all call them the GREAT Smoky Mountains. I guess it is all about perspective.  I hit my six month mark. I cannot believe that much time, and yet so little time, has even…

Almost Heaven

Country roads…. take me home…. to the place I belong! West Virginia….. Yes, that is where I currently am and I cannot get that beloved John Denver song out of my head. I looked at a map the other day. I mean a map…

FOMO2

I previously talked about this sense of anxiety when I visited the Rain Forest of Washington. There was so much to do and see, and yet the weather was making it difficult for me to have a good time. I did not want to…