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I wonder, as I write this, if anyone reads blogs anymore. There are so many places on the internet where people go now that blogs seem almost ancient. But it is my hope that there are
If you’ve followed my nomadic journey for long, you’ve heard of Vega, Texas. Situated about thirty-five miles west of Amarillo, Vega is a small town of less than a thousand souls. Until
What is it about ghost towns that captures our interest and curiosity? Maybe there were famous people who once lived there, or perhaps there was a significant historical event that took place
July 24, 2019. Nearly two months into my new life as a nomad writer. I left my home state of Kentucky on June 1, traveled through Tennessee, Arkansas, Kansas, Texas, and by mid summer I was in
By the time I arrived in Creede, Colorado in July of 2019, I’d already driven more than 10k miles on my nomadic journey. Finally, I was at a fork in the road—no, seriously. A literal fork.
There’s still so much of the United States I haven’t seen, but I’m grateful for the states I’ve visited. One of my favorite places has to be Santa Fe, New Mexico. On my first visit there I