I Drove Across the Country By Myself

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    Your Hole Is Blue!

    The Blue Hole. Mysterious and irresistable to all who see it, above and below. This is the most desired destination in The U.S., if you are a diver. I met people from all over the world here, the coolest of the lot were locals who told me stories. They told me that the portion...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Aug 27, 2009

    The Journey 2 - Verging on Insane

    She pulled me closer and spoke with that voice of velvet..... "You can call me Vergie ,short for Verging on Insane" ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Pulled into that gas station and it was hot as hell.Everything hurt including my brain.Took too much effort to...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Dec 14, 2007

    Pending Story

    I am in the midst of working on this story of going cross country right after I graduated from high school and either between going to college and the military. Keep an eye out on it,I think it will be good material which will be in parts.
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48
    46-50, M
    Dec 26, 2010

    Tell Me a Story - Yellow Eyes

    Tell Me A Story - Yellow Eyes When I meet people I always ask them to tell me a story. I gather and swap stories. ~Blue Hole New Mexico~ Amanda told me this story, it happened to her. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Yellow Eyes. "I was sitting on a couch facing a big living room...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2009

    Movin On

    After 24 years of living in a podunk, ugly town in Michigan, I lost my job, hopped im my car with 500 dollars, a pillow, 3 changes of clothes, my makeup, my laptop and cell and headed out to clear my head.  No destination, No plan. I drove to Chicago, kept going...
    eyetech800 eyetech800
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    30 Days...

    On the Road with no end in sight.  It took me weeks to travel across the U.S. I camped out and had a good time. Tired? Yes I  was tired,I had a navigator but no co-pilot.  
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    12 Responses Mar 4, 2008

    Seven Spanish Angels

    While taking photos of this beautiful senorita in Tejas, this song played over and over inside my head. I have many photos of her, these are the ones she allowed me to publish. She did not wish to shame her family...or anger her man. He was an interesting man, outlaw thru and...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Aug 28, 2009

    The Journey - 2007

    Thats crazy! You'll never make it! Why? Because that old Jeep you drive is almost as old as you ,the tires are bald,the windows won't roll up or down,the air conditioner won't work...and remember that it has some electrical problems that drain the battery so it doesn't always...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    25 Responses Dec 13, 2007

    Tired of Screwing

      The new Jeep took a crap after I left Toad Suck Arkansas so I had to borrow a truck and trailer when I got to Kentucky. It was a nice big 4X4 red truck with five on the floor. There was a pony mare that had to go to have her foal under the watchful care of...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    21 Responses Feb 26, 2009

    The events... Encouraging a woman to not give

    up... And getting a man home, abandoned by family. Witnessed to both, ministered to both. Gave a synopsis of the prolife message to both. Even though some bloke in my town said due to my family situation I ought not... I did all the more & then some. To think? The man I helped...
    poiemajeremiah poiemajeremiah
    36-40, M
    Oct 14, 2015

    The Adventure- Willow Man

    I was floating around in the pool on Paiute tribal lands with beautiful twin Paiute girls. We were laughing and talking the way women do when they enjoy eachothers company. Rainie asked me if I wanted to hear a scary story and of course I did. I countered with a story that...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

    Several Times.

    Actually, I've done it several times.  I love the open road, and i don't always have somebody to go with me.
    IndyNudist IndyNudist
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2008

    Cross Country

    I drove cross country from connecticut to calif way back in 1980 it was an exciting adventure i made it there in 3 days shared the driving with a friend.  I WOULD do it again if the situation is right.      cattlemoose 
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni
    46-50, M
    Mar 10, 2009

    In a Vw Camper.

    Spent most of last year travelling around england,wales,belguim ,holland ,spain... Awoke one morning in January 2008,and decided that was it!! Time for change,jacked my job,bought a Vw Camper. Packed all belongings into storage and headed for the open road. Sun ,sea ,sand...
    dazza39 dazza39
    36-40, M
    7 Responses Apr 16, 2009

    Driving Across the U.s

    I drove across the United States in my early twenties and I still don't know how I did it!  Gas did not cost that much then (1.25 - 1.50 a gallon).   I was able to stop when ever I wanted without someone telling me to keep going.  I listening to music loud...
    Bomkoha Bomkoha
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    ~Traveling Medicine Show~

    ~ Welcome to the Traveling Medicine Show ~ There are times that I camp and set up shop. I have brought things along with me for this purpose. Crystals and Abalone shells and herbs...even giant Pine Cones from Yosemite. Some people are fascinated by my wares. I might even...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    8 Responses Aug 15, 2009

    Adventures of Peaceonearth and Tweeter-range of Light

    This is the first part of a 5000 mile coast to coast road trip. There is no schedule, roadtripping can take months. We stop here and there visiting people and gawking at the worlds largest ball of twine and camping along the way. Tweeter the wonder dog is a tiny terror when...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2009
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