The last time we road tripped together, the windshield wipers provided a tempo to our travel. This time around, we mostly stewed in the hot desert sun longing for some rain. When the rain did eventually start — 1,097 miles into our trip as we drove north toward home — we cheered it along. Perhaps it would loosen some of the bug residue built up on the windshield that sheltered us. A good chunk of my life has been spent driving across desert terrain. I grew up in Colorado, but my large extended family resided west in California. Being one of four, it usually made most sense to drive to…
At the very beginning of May, Emily and I went on a road trip around the southwest states of the United States of America. It was grand. I have many more things to say on the subject, but all such things will be saved for the saying on another day. For now, a video! Road Trip: Southwest/USA from anya semenoff on Vimeo. Music: “Quittin’ Time” by Patrick Lee And p.s. Can we all just agree that my sister has the grandest grin in all the lands? Even when she deploys it because I’m being a total goof and probably tripping over my own feet. OK, good talk! More to come.