Roadtrip Sidebar #2; Finding Happiness; or, Your Own Do-It-Yourself Monument Valley

This do-it-yourself landscape is for the times when you aren’t near endless skies, rugged land, and enigmatic vistas (cue that tu-wheee hawk screech from every movie that shows a stark, red southwestern landscape).

Monument Valley (and a 1964 Chevrolet), “in a class of its own, stands on its own”!

Happiness is visiting Monument Valley to get a . . . → Read More: Roadtrip Sidebar #2; Finding Happiness; or, Your Own Do-It-Yourself Monument Valley

Be in the Moment; or, Roadtrips and Real Life

On a roadtrip, when you have a plan but something else seems more fun, and you go do what seems more fun, that’s called being flexible and “in the moment.”

In the rest of life, say while making sure hyphens in a guide book are in the right place, or that a romance manuscript’s heroine’s eye color . . . → Read More: Be in the Moment; or, Roadtrips and Real Life

Classic Western Setting 1; or, Tsé Bii’ Ndzisgaii, Of Course

“I’ve been here before,” you say, and you have–in the movies.

Visiting Monument Valley,  a space of mind-blowing proportion,  30,000 acres on the Utah-Arizona border, is best seen on foot, as part of a tour, or on horseback, or even in a rental car to drive through the fine red dust of the . . . → Read More: Classic Western Setting 1; or, Tsé Bii’ Ndzisgaii, Of Course