1. There are a lot of amazing places in our country. 2. Driving a camper from the 80’s for 8000 miles probably undoes the environmental benefit of a plug-in hybrid (our other car). 3. Appliance cords are too short. 4. Logistics count (this is why people have producers!) Picking a destination, finding a route, finding… Continue reading Top 10 lessons learned (or relearned) so far.
I interviewed Kristi almost a month and 4000 miles ago, but her story has stayed fresh in my mind and remains just as inspirational.
Back home in Hamden, but new trips are already being planned, including visits to Washington, DC in December, and parts of New England in January, and other interviews remotely.
One of the surprising pleasures of travel is all the chance meetings with wonderful people, from a friendly gas station attendant in Oregon, a helpful drive-through coffee shop owner in Montana, a generous tow-truck driver in Ohio, a curious passer-by in a parking lot in Kansas, and many outgoing residents in campgrounds across the country.… Continue reading Rod’z Auto Repair
After we traveled through New Mexico (the land of "Breaking Bad"), we figured we had better show everyone that the inside of the camper is not a meth lab.
Keep following for updates of the next few weeks! Lots of folks still be to interviewed and interviews to post.
An excellent and dedicated peer-based organization. Everyone we spoke to was generous and inspirational. We need more peer-based options for people starting their recovery. Thanks so much ACHR!
Images from the road. We had two more great interviews that we hope to have up soon.
Yesterday was one of the adventure days of the AmericanRoads2Recovery adventure. I had the brilliant idea of taking the camper, now dubbed ‘Reco’ (for RECOvery), through the wine country. I was in Santa Rosa at an In N’ Out Burger, and the route from google maps took me a specific way. Unfortunately, google maps does… Continue reading Adventure Time
Lincoln City, Oregon.