I am currently about 1,600 miles into my move from Raleigh, North Carolina to Scotts Valley, California. Around me is a big yellow Penske rental truck with some portion of my Worldly Belongings inside and our little blue Honda on a trailer behind. As I have gone through each state I. Have posted iPhone pics to Facebook of some of the landmarks along the way (or, at night, the dark places where you would see landmarks if it were not so dark).
With North Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas behind me and 1,200 miles of New Mexico, Arizona and California ahead of me I am reminded once again:
What a big – beautiful – country this is.
[UPDATE] Wish I had found out sooner how to post a FaceBook album, but better late than never I suppose.
11:45 am Mountain Time.
I am stopping at Diners, Drive-ins and Dives restaurants along the way, will add some info on Memphis’ Ancinia’s and Oklahoma City’s Ingrid’s Kitchen later.
At Cecilia’s Cafe in Albequerque, NM now. The food, atmosphere and service are absolutely wonderful. There are a passel (think it’s a passel, may be a wumpus) of great folks here, many of whom found the place through the show as well.
Here I am at this moment:
And this is the #10 – Machaca Plate – you have a choice of a sopaipilla or a tortilla, the sopaipilla is sweet and wonderful:
And this is Cecilia: