Tag Archives: Camping

Mendocin-ohhhhh….

Mendocino – wow. Where do I start? With the absurdly charming little town that appears, literally out of nowhere, as you crest the hill on Lansing Street, the town a New England charmer with its own Cali twist? With the … Continue reading

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Journey from “Grade” to “Grace”

Here is something I did not know: that trees could grow so very straight. I left Mt. Shasta yesterday afternoon, early. What followed wasn’t really the trip from hell, but it wasn’t much fun, either. I have a complicated relationship … Continue reading

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Shiny Happy People

Yesterday I left El Cosmico and Marfa, having stayed a lot longer than I’d planned. Which turned out to be an amazingly wonderful thing that I’ll say more about in a minute. My intention yesterday had been to drive up and … Continue reading

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Les Bons Temps

Sunday, Miramar Beach, Florida: I am sitting in the sand, my hands on either side of me, playing with the silken white stuff, staring out at the Gulf of Mexico. Directly behind me, about fifteen feet or so, is where … Continue reading

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Friday Musings

I’m sitting in the waiting room at an auto repair place in Wilmington, North Carolina, having some maintenance done on Roadcinante before I begin the trek west. It’s a Friday morning, clear and sunny, cool enough that I have a nice … Continue reading

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