I realize this is old news, but we made it to Florida. Bear with me as I bring you up to speed.
“Human space exploration helps to address fundamental questions about our place in the Universe and the history of our solar system,” NASA writes on their website. At the Houston Space Center we examined some of the research into those questions – and contemplated whether or not we really want to face the answers.
If you happen to be driving through the bowels of Texas, be assured: there is plenty of great eatin’.
One of the best excursions on our journey was the trek down into Carlsbad Caverns. In case you were wondering, it is worth going out of your way to see.
Our trip took us through New Mexico, where we shared meals with an old friend, drove through vast stretches of empty landscapes and encountered pink and green extraterrestrials.
I googled the town and the first two news stories were about “a five-hour standoff between law enforcement and a man suspected of involvement in two homicides” and a woman who’d stabbed her boyfriend at the Economy Motel across the street from the wigwams.
I thought I’d be in L.A. a lot longer than three years. But here I am – or rather here we are – moving east. All the way east. Who knows what will happen? This is the first in a series of postcards from the road.