Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Travels with Buster

I’m reminded today of John Steinbeck’s classic “Travels with Charlie” as I travel in the motor home with Buster.  Yesterday Jeanette left Elkton for Chico to help Tony and Maggie get ready for their baby.  Today Buster and I began a slow route from Elkton that will take several days to get to Collier State Park where we start our July volunteer jobs. I’m trying to emulate the relaxed self-sufficient style that carried Steinbeck on his journey around the US, and also experience the same energizing curiosity that drove him on. In that same spirit I think I will be having lots of conversations with Buster.

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