Summer Road Trip

One question I am asked the most is, “Are you going alone?”  The answer is a resounding. “YES!”

Not that I don’t like company, but traveling with me requires understanding and a creative mind. You would have to be the type of person who loves experiencing the journey and not just reaching the destination. I may be headed toward one destination and take a dirt road in another direction just to see if there is an inspirational gem. I slam on my brakes to turn around just to take a picture of something that suddenly strikes me. While most of my road trips start with a rough plan, things change according to inspiration and whim.  You see, my road trip is like a treasure hunt. I am constantly in search for the golden sunrise, diamond in the rough or silver lining across the horizon.

Another question I am asked is, “Don’t you get lonely?”   The fact is, I am never truly alone, so, no. The people I meet along the way often fascinate and inspire me. Everyone has a story to share.  This summer, I will also see friends and family along the way.

And so the trip begins…

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First leg of the trip was a bit cloudy and rainy but this was ok because my first night on my journey was to spend time with my high school friend Merriell and her family.

 

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Since this is a looooooong summer trip that will last until August, instead of laying out the whole plan for my trip in this post (the artist in me may make changes), I will be sharing my Western United States wanderings as I travel along my way.

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10 thoughts on “Summer Road Trip

  1. So glad you’ve started posting. We’ve been looking forward to your photos and trip notes. Can’t wait to have you stay with us!!

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  2. Way to go Celia. Have a fabulous adventure and keep us posted , especially on your new friends, creative problem solving, random acts of kindness, meditations and musings, and, of course, every category of “diamond” along the way. Love every moment… Jan

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