February 2011

Before I left on my road trip, I never realized how healing driving can be.  Long hours alone in the car can be filled with times of tears, times of reflection, times of imagination, or times of peaceful zoning out.  Yet not all roads are the same.  The breathtaking bluffs in Big Sur, California are […]

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One of the most rewarding parts of my road trip has been meeting new people.  By traveling alone without an itinerary for 4 months now, I’ve found that conversations with strangers and new friends often point me to the next road on which Princess, Yoda and I travel.  These conversations take place anywhere from a […]

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Yes, I was a sourpuss of colossal proportions. I really was. But seriously, being stranded in Ozona, Texas was like bathing in a big ol’ rotting sour lemon. I swear my fingers are still puckered from the acerbic soak. I think my problem with the town is that it is pretending to be something bigger […]

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When I left Santa Monica on my road trip in October, 2010, I felt completely alone.  I felt like I was the only person in the world going through an existential crisis.  Having had the realization that I didn’t like who I was and I didn’t like where I had found myself in life, I […]

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Ozona, Texas: Where’s the Lemonade?

by Kee Kee on February 4, 2011

in Texas

I’ve written a lot about how the road has a mind of its own.  For 4 months now I’ve repeatedly tried to make road trip plans, only to have them change in every single instance.  I’m happy to report that things have always worked out for the better.  I’ve met new friends I wouldn’t have […]

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When I decided to explore New Orleans with my dog, I questioned my sanity. I wondered if having Yoda along would relegate me to spending my time sitting on a cold cement curb people-watching while slurping a Hurricane out of a plastic cup from Pat O’Brien’s Bar. Read my most recent Huffington Post piece to […]

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