Texas, the Grand Canyon, and Joshua Tree

Texas, the Grand Canyon, and Joshua Tree

Mom and I headed west through Texas on Monday, our day of driving that we planned to be the longest of all our days. For nine hours we drove end to end, finally reaching El Paso in the early evening and stopping for a bit to eat. All-in-all, there really isn't a whole lot in Texas. It's big, hot, and takes forever to get across.

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Entering Oil Country

Entering Oil Country

I left from Destin on Thursday morning and started making my way across the southern states. I’ve not spent much time down in the south, but despite the heat, humidity, and political viewpoints of those who live down there, it’s actually a very beautifully rich and densely forested region in the U.S. that I’d consider taking time to visit again.

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