Category Archives: road trip

Little Green Men and a Missed Opportunity: Musings From a 2005 Road Trip

I should have driven her to Roswell back in 1982. Continue reading

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I Don’t Even Know Where I Am Anymore

We emerged from the black hole of upstate New York scathed. Deeply scathed. Continue reading

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“Phil”

“Phil.” It’s my latest excursion, no pith helmet required, or compass, or road map. Where this goes, there are no roads, only … only what? Hell if I know. Continue reading

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An Impressive Dearth of Corners

I tried telling myself we’re closing a circle. Continue reading

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Raw Hamburger

I’ve driven a motorcycle a couple of times. I’m no Hell’s Angel. I was scared shitless. Continue reading

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I Think It’s Time To Go Home

I have learned the ways of the Force and gazed upon the Emerald City. I’ve had my naivete stripped away like a fashion model’s body hair. And I have drifted into obscure areas of unreality, where mental masturbation is an art form, and Carlos Castaneda is not a fraud. Continue reading

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The Thing About Reality

It’s a gorgeous desert morning. A gentle breeze. Bright, life-affirming sunshine. Cactus wrens singing. And a beautifully colorful Common Yellowthroat in the Creosote bush. Continue reading

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