it was

July 2, 3, and 4
three days of driving
two hotel stays
from the middle of indiana
to newberg oregon
2260 miles
 
hot
windy
fields of
corn
soybeans
wheat
pit stops
subway
mcdonalds
gas stations
rest areas
beautiful sunsets
smoke from large fires
trees
angus grazing
one small living antelope
several dead deer
sagebrush
red bolders
plateaus
rolling hills
large mountains
watered valleys
desert land
cities from afar
a great salt lake
rivers small
large
dry and
flowing
trucks
cars
motorcycles
motorhomes
police
and
npr on the radio
when i could get it
 
 
 
 
 

15 thoughts on “it was

  1. Makes me wish I could take a road trip this year. No way to get away with the kids in high school activities that go all summer. But I love a long trip like you describe–the lonelier, the better!

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