Well, it’s been weeks since Kate and I separated our journey’s in New Orleans, but in that time she’s begun her own trip, I’ve continued mine, and our paths crossed again here in Texas. It was great to spend a few days together exploring Big Bend National Park and Terlingua, but Kate is already into …
This morning, Johnny taking me to the airport was bittersweet. My final ride in Dusty was a bumpy fiasco. I was loaded into the sidecar with my luggage, bouncing down the streets of New Orleans, which are unkempt and riddled with potholes (I hit my head on the roof, twice). I gave Johnny a kiss … Continue reading Kate’s Solo Adventure Begins
Here we are in Louisiana, the Big Easy, though things are anything but. We’ve been rained on, bug bitten, and otherwise assaulted by Gulf Coast weather, though we are at least ending things on a good note. Or really, things aren’t ending so much as they are changing. We had a vague plan for Kate … Continue reading The Final Miles?
This weekend finds us in Florida, staying with friends, and dealing with the huge change in climate and geography. We’ve left the mountains, left the cool nights, and transitioned through the mossy parts of Georgia and into the genuine swamps and humid air of Florida. But we last left off in Asheville, NC, so let’s … Continue reading The Journey South