In 1967 my father bought a Pontiac Catalina and a dingy old travel trailer and took his girlfriend, my brother and me on a road trip. Over the next 8 weeks we drove 13,498 miles, visited 51 parks, and saw wonders like geysers, redwoods, grizzlies, and the Summer of Love in San Francisco. The trip made an indelible impression, cementing my appreciation for the natural world and the American landscape. This summer Pamela and I hope to repeat the experience for our family.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Linden: 563 Fahrenheit
Today was the hottest day of my life.
Tomorrow will probably be the hottest day of my life.
And the next day will probably be the hottest day of my life.