nomad

The road has taught me something:  that there’s nothing more dangerous to the adventurous spirit than a secure future, a clear direction and a solid life plan..

Yet sometimes that’s all I’m longing for.. but I quickly remind myself… no, no it’s not!  I could never see myself just having gone to school to just get a job with some random company, make money,  buy a home, get settled… it’s just not for me, yet it’s what surrounds me.  So many of my friends and people I know, just going through the motions, the proper steps in what their “supposed to do” entering into “reality” with house payments, marriages, children… although this really is wonderful for some people, for me it’s a nightmare..  and certainly not the direction I’m heading in. Continue reading “nomad” »

on the open road

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Just the other day I would’ve never imagined I would be driving across America, but, that’s what I love about my life.  All of my years roadtripping have built up to this.  The mother journey. Continue reading “on the open road” »