Theme Song of the Day: Ditmas by Mumford & Sons
Reading: Where I Was From by Joan Didion
Drinking: Chenin Blanc from Castle Creek Winery
Searching for new spaces where we feel at ease is human nature. We are like seeds breaking away from our roots. Sometimes this happens many times throughout a life. We settle. We root again. We burst open. Then, on occasion, we get drawn back by longing or connection. Because you can never really shake a place that has formed any part of you.
As I drove south, I contemplated this. And I marveled at the way that the landscape shifted seamlessly from grassy yellow plains flanked by the sharp peaks of the Rocky Mountains into copper dirt and towering red rock formations contrasting with a cobalt sky.