savagemama: C A L I F O R N I A

When I was in graduate school a friend and I drove from Oregon to Montana for a little vacation. It was the summer between our two years at the University of Oregon and we needed a change of scenery. We weren’t really sure what we were doing in school, with our lives so we loaded up my car that September and drove straight toward the fire season of 2000. U of O is on the quarter system and we didn’t have to be back in Eugene until nearly October so we made the best of our mid-twenties angst and set to the road. In the weeks before we left I remember getting emails from Jenny catching me up on her trip to see her parents, her brother. Often they’d end with a simple M O N T A N A lest we forget our end of summer of road trip.Read More »