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Into the Miles

Copyright 2015 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2015 Marc Allen Mintz

Flipping through the channels the other night I came across the movie Into the Wild.  I can’t remember exactly how I felt after I first saw it, but these days I’m guessing a little differently.

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The Great American Road Trip

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Finally!  Been wanting to do this for years.

This is the general route I’ll be taking.  I’m sure there’ll be some wandering, particularly in the NE.  Heading out tomorrow morning.  There’s a side trip (by air) to Alaska once I get in the NW.  Back in Phoenix in late September.  I’ll try to update regularly.

And for anyone wondering why I’m completely skipping the south….well, that’s just an excuse for another epic trip!

See you on the road!

It always seems longer on the way back…

Copyright 2012 Marc Allen Mintz

Literally the day before I started back to Oregon, I noticed for the first time how the trunks of the citrus trees lining one of the boulevards in Sun City West were all painted white.  I’d driven by them before, but it’s always the case you don’t see something really obvious until it’s too late, right?  Or nearly too late.  I decided to stop on my way out of town. Continue reading