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The Big Trip: A Brief Summary

Twelve days, five states, six thousand miles.  That sentence describes our trip in the simplest of terms but there was nothing simple about all the things I saw, perceived, and experienced.  In the coming weeks I will be sorting out my notes and doing research; this is just a quick recap of our journey through … Continue reading

Creativity / desert / Exploring / Ghost Towns / inspiration / Izaak Diggs / John Steinbeck / Publishing / Route 66 / The Eagles / Travel / writing

Route 66 and Other Lost Highways

Part of the upcoming trip includes 450 miles on old Route 66.  Like many people into traveling the United States, I am fascinated with Route 66.  Steinbeck called it “The Mother Road,” and it was used by everyone from people escaping the Dust Bowl to members of a little known rock band called The Eagles.  … Continue reading