With Love, from Gainesville

It’s especially difficult to blog while on the Friends and Family tour. There’s this intimacy you feel, after you’ve made all the arrangements and finally caught up with someone—Yay! I miss that feeling when I’m alone and cherish it when I’m with someone. But it’s intense and it’s brief. One minute you’re borrowing barrettes and […]

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Why Do People Camp Like This?

Shana and I have a little thing going where we complain to each other about other people in our campgrounds. Because, as Julia Louis-Dreyfus says, it’s not whining—it’s telling the truth. Yesterday, Shana sends me a text describing something especially odd in her campground in California. A large group of women dressed up in white […]

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The Red Light Game

I think we all used to play a game when we were kids where the leader kid yelled out, “Green light!” and we all ran full-on until that kid yelled, “Red light!” when we skidded to a stop. It’s basically what Tracy and I’ve been doing the past year, either moving or stopping or starting. […]

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