Feeling Restless

Fernweh | Fern’ wuh | (noun) German word that translates literally to “far sickness,” the opposite of homesick, and describes an aching for far-off places you’ve not yet visited. 2020 has forced a lot upon us. It’s been a reminder to appreciate what we have and not take things for granted. While I’m thankful forContinue reading “Feeling Restless”

Lost in Space and Time

Longinquity | länˈjiŋkwətē | (noun) Remoteness in space or time. The reason I go out of my way to stop at roadside attractions in general, and Route 66 attractions specifically, is not necessarily the destination itself. Deciding to take the exit slows you down, it pulls you away from the generic expressways and fast foodContinue reading “Lost in Space and Time”

Gettin’ our Kicks

Bouffage | bu-FWAJ | (noun) a grand feast; derived from the French for “any meat that fills the mouth and makes the cheeks to swell.” Since my travels are currently confined to the continental United States, it’s no surprise that the nostalgic siren song of the Mother Road would lure me to explore its storiedContinue reading “Gettin’ our Kicks”