The plan, was to head out by 9a.m., and spend the day exploring New York on my own. I was going to take the train in from New Jersey to Penn Station, and if everything went right, I was going to walk around, have some coffee and return by the end of the day. Easy, straightforward. So that's what didn't happen.
What did happen, is I made it out by noon and was in Penn Station by around 1. From there I made my way to Times Square. So far, alright. But slugging through the hum
Visiting White Sands a few months ago was surreal. Having lived in Albuquerque for 4 years, I'd always wanted to go but never made the trip. It was finally time. And after a 5 hour drive down from Albuquerque armed with snacks, and as little stops as possible, there it was, White Sands. Or at least, some white sand? Along the side of the road? After a brief drive through the park entrance, finally and suddenly there they were, the seemingly endless dunes of white sand so many