‘The red lands and the gray lands’ of Arizona’s Mother Road

“Over the red lands and the gray lands, twisting up into the mountains, crossing the Divide and down into the bright and terrible desert, and across the desert to the mountains again, and into the rich California valleys.”… Read More

Last-minute detours: The beauty of road trips

There’s nothing like the freedom of a solo road trip. On a whim, you can take a detour and end up on a whole new adventure. That’s exactly what I did while driving from Arizona to California wine country, via Route 66, Las Vegas, Death Valley, Yosemite, and San Francisco.