There and Back Again: On the Awesomeness of Road Trips (and some stats)

Along with chocolate frosted donuts at the local pool (a treat after swim lessons), road trips were the defining events of my childhood summers. My mother was not a fan of airplanes and so every August we would pile into the car before dawn on a Saturday and head out across the country. The night … Continue reading There and Back Again: On the Awesomeness of Road Trips (and some stats)

The Kindness of Strangers — and Friends and Family

There is much to love about road trips. Seeing towns, cities, and landscapes for the first time; that sense of being in control of your own fate; sampling local cuisines and cocktails. But for people like me, who think they like adventure but are actually not super-adventurous, road trips can also be stressful. The complicated … Continue reading The Kindness of Strangers — and Friends and Family