Small Town USA, Part 1

About halfway through my trip, I received an invitation to visit a little town in southwestern Oklahoma. I was hesitant, having already made plans to stay a few days in Oklahoma City before heading south to Texas. It definitely wasn’t the economic route, but something about this particular invitation was compelling. This couple had almost 150 reviews, all (from what I could tell) were glowing … Continue reading Small Town USA, Part 1

Driving in the Right Lane

“KEEP LEFT, EXCEPT TO PASS.” How many times have you not adhered to this recognizable highway sign? The words seem meaningless in our fast-paced lifestyle, perpetuated by the on-demand world of technology. When you are driving with no real timeline, headed toward nothing but different signs of life, slowly scrolling through to ensure you soak in the sights is the way to go. The speed … Continue reading Driving in the Right Lane

Arriving in Cambridge

The water does not drip, it spatters sporadically. Melodically drumming as it pools into puddles. Cool air compresses the lungs and recalls the rhythmic motion of breathing. Each frosted particle petrifying the passageway to the pumping organs below blue veins. The wind, a highway for each teardrop discarded so spitefully from the dark grey morning. It does not whistle. It whips. I have forgotten my … Continue reading Arriving in Cambridge