I've got the rig. I’ve got the time. Nothing pressing here.
|What are you doing now?|
I feel loopy, dizzy, liberated. Frankly, after so many years of structured living, I don’t quite trust this. My life feels like a dream these days. But I want to give in to it and not ask questions. Who knows when it will come again?
I can quite literally grab my laptop, extra socks, and just ..... go. The GDB has 1/2 tank of gas, GPS, maps, binoculars, birding books, travel books, and a campground guide. I can buy Cheetos anywhere!
I’d like to do one big road trip before heading for the desert SW after the high holidays. There is no scarcity of worthy destinations nearby, but I’m ready to take a vacation from the Southeast.
Probably the best choice this time of year, in many respects, is the Eastern Seaboard. There are many places I am keen to visit. And lobsters I want to consume. There are 3 states in the east whose borders I’ve never crossed by land –
Rhode Island, and .
(Reminds me, I’m re-reading Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods and his description of
the Delaware Water Gap in PA reads like a meal you can’t wait to taste). Yet …..
I feel the need for some wide-open space. You know - Big Sky stuff. Delaware
I wonder what the Badlands are like in early October?