Thought Catalog

Road Trip

Highway Dust

We planned to go driving all over California that one summer. We promised to stop at every fruit stand and mystery house advertised on peeling billboards.

I’ll Take A Drive With You

For the hours that we drive, we are caught in a protected net of time—no decisions need to be made just yet, no choices are sneaking up on us. There’s nothing we need to do or be other than here, now, and looking ahead.