Chicago to Portland – Epilogue – Road Trippin’

Interstate driving in the United States gives you a wonderful feeling of freedom.  You rarely meet any significant traffic and it is possible to feel, at once, powerful and dominating in whatever giant vehicle you may be driving, yet small and insignificant against the vast, imposing, landscape.  It is a baffling paradox in so many […]

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Go West (and South) Day 1

A friend in need is a friend indeed…and if you get a great road trip out of it as well, that is a bonus.   My friend Kristen Studard (K-Stud to her friends and anyone else she can persuade to call her that) told me some months ago that she was going to pack up […]

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