I'm leaving for a solo trip to Dallas in an hour. Heading for my grandmother's 90th birthday party, which is amazing in itself. Equally amazing is that I'm not taking my computer.
Taken by sudphoto http://www.flickr.com/photos/9159382@N08/5197663068 We spent a full day in John Steinbeck's shoes today. Some of these steps I'd done before, but the drive to Salinas was new. The old town sights I expected. The agricultural sights I did not, most notably the rich chocolate Illinois-flat soil that stretched out to the bleached-grass hills. I…Read more Feeling Steinbeck