As we approach the final months before my friend’s wedding and the series of projects that I am hoping to tackle, I can only think back to the trip as encouragement to do my best, leave my comfort zone, and continue moving forward.
The last five days before my best friend and I started new full-time jobs, and receiving talks about promotions, were the days we used to travel up and then back down along America’s west coast. We took to the highways, side roads, and freeways like a drop of water takes shape in a rushing stream. [...]
Catch up before you continue on with the story. “How far north are you willing to go?” I asked the hitchhiker sitting in the passenger seat of my car. I put the car’s gear in to drive and slowly pulled off the side of the road and into L.A. traffic. “Where are you actually going?” [...]
Click here to start from the beginning. I had stepped out of my car that night wearing my long brown cardigan draped over a tank top and some shorts. I slid my card into the gas pump and shoved the nozzle into the gas tank. I was tired, confused about my life’s recent events, and [...]
Something told me that the last week of school was going to be insane, but no amount of foretelling prepared me for waking up that Sunday morning. “Hey. Is everything ok?” I asked my friend. While, with my own guy the night before, I had received a drunken call from my friend who I met [...]