Pack Up: For a Change of Pace

Vegas was exactly like the neon-lit image I had in mind. The cowboy sign is still there on Fremont Street, only he no longer glows. Instead he is shrouded by a digital canopy running the length of the strip which displays a light show every hour on the hour. What I didn’t expect was the... Continue Reading →

Pack Up: To Get Dirty

  In kindergarten, a couple of park rangers gathered the entirety of Wares Ferry Elementary School into the gym. The center of attention was focused on a rabbit, leashed, and perched atop a table in the middle of the floor. The rabbit (whose name I could not tell you) was the main character of a... Continue Reading →

Pack up: For a reality check

Watching the earth morph and transform from flat and speckled to intimately snowy and monstrous is an incredible experience. I can’t help but feel immensely grateful. Grateful that I can not only watch the drastic change of terrain, but every so often traverse some of the most beautiful nooks and crannies this country has to... Continue Reading →

Looks like tornado country

The saying goes “there’s something freeing about…” In my case the phrase would be finished with “packing up your life into the backseat of your dinky car and moving West,” but that’s cliché. There are so many things that are freeing in this situation: getting rid of most of my possessions, leaving a certain amount... Continue Reading →

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