Solitary road trips get me thinking

I do my best thinking on two-hour solitary road trips. Anything less than that doesn’t give me enough time to truly sink into the ideas, conundrums or questions puddling in my mind. Anything more and I begin to feel mired in my own perspectives. But two hours alone on a stretch of uncongested highway is … Continue reading Solitary road trips get me thinking

An imprint of memory sparks euphoria

Pushing through the swinging doors I was fully prepared for a feeling of familiarity. It was the euphoria that caught me by surprise. Was it the smell or the sound that conjured up such profoundly happy memories for me? Or was it what I saw as I walked into the cavernous space? I suspect it … Continue reading An imprint of memory sparks euphoria

There’s no lingering on that dotted white line

I had an epiphany on Monday.  I say this with the most secular of meanings, as in I had a ‘sudden realization’. I did not ‘see God’, as other definitions allow. Although I think I came rather close. I was merging into freeway traffic at the moment of my sudden realization, which, quite simply, was … Continue reading There’s no lingering on that dotted white line