Sometimes when visiting a new place surrounded by such emptiness there's a mild reservation about leaving the imagined security of whatever semblance of civilization there is - and striking alone into the void. With minimal maps and no idea what really lay out there I check the fuel gauge and tires, listen to the car carefully for any indication of malfunction and make sure a little food and water are close at hand.
Rio Grande Gorge, Taos County, New Mexico (2015) Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico (2014) Truchas, New Mexico (2015) Truchas, New Mexico (2015) Truchas, New Mexico (2013) Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico (20150 Chimayo, New Mexico (2013) Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2015) Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico (2015) Chamisal, New Mexico (2014) [...]
Old Lincoln Highway, outside Sterling, Illinois (2015) Morrison, Illinois, along U.S. Highway 30 (2015) TRENDY, U.S. Highway 30, Rock Falls, Illinois (2015) Old Lincoln Highway, outside Rock Falls, Illinois (2015) HOTPOINT, Morrison, Illinois (2015) Off U.S. Highway 30, Mechanicsville, Iowa (2015)
A few weeks ago I needed to get out - as in far away from the computer - in a big way. The weather wasn't good along the Front Range and checking the iPhone confirmed pretty much any place within easy driving distance was experiencing the same. It looked like the only thing to do was out drive the front. I fueled up, stopped for the requisite Americano and headed into the rain not knowing [...]