A Writer's 21st Century Memoir.

Posts tagged ‘Oregon’

Jasmine looking out from the side of a mountain

Pack of Peaks: Mount Baden Powell

I still had my eyes on other peaks but being able to freely trek to the top of Baden-Powell with friends that day was satisfying.

Me at the Grand Canyon

The Road Trip From California to Texas

My best friend and I found ourselves, once again, traveling by car across the country. I didn’t need to, but I jumped in the car to spend the last few days that I will have for a while with my best friend.

Oregon

In Response To “Well Oregon… “

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.  

Across State Lines

I glanced over at the odometer and watched the digitally scribed numbers on my dash grow as I crept forward through the California desert. Death Valley’s…

After The Thirteenth Mile

Rubber soles pounded the warm asphalt creating a steady, but rhythmic, slow-tempo drum beat. They had carried my legs with ease for nine miles on the…

The Adult At The Keurig

I tried to stifle a yawn as I moseyed over with the travel cup, that I brought from home, in-hand to the Keurig to make a…

The End of A Journey (Part 2 of 2)

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…

The End Of A Journey (Part 1 of 2)

 We never used to be able to fully explain how the idea for a road trip to Oregon came about. When asked by a new friend…

Under the Twirling Strobe Lights

I looked around the dance floor at the wildly flailing 20-somethings vibrantly moving and singing to the Katy Perry song that was blaring through the nearby…

“D” is for Driving

  Somewhere between here and there I rolled down my manual car window on the driver’s side, and let the swift wind flow like a course…

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