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Amazon/Kindle Release: Tuesday, March 7th!
I have always tried to keep a journal when I go on road trips. I've gotten better at it over the years, jotting down a few notes here and there about breakdowns, meetups, campsites, animal encounters, the bands we saw, whatever. In the past, I'd get home from the trip, toss the notebook into a … Continue reading Amazon/Kindle Release: Tuesday, March 7th!
I had a repetitive, one might even say redundant, daydream when I was at LSU: A nondescript brown box would arrive at my door, addressed to me. I’d tear open the top and see three or four orderly stacks of copies of a fresh, new paperback book inside. I never thought about what the cover … Continue reading Daydream
The Beige Rabbit
A relentless overnight downpour, typical for March in Baton Rouge, had refilled all of the puddles on LSU’s campus. Cars plowed through the deep pools of muddy rainwater as throngs of students fled from busy street corners to avoid the constant splashing. I loved these mornings. The sun began to break through what was left … Continue reading The Beige Rabbit
A Book by Its Cover
Two years ago this week, I was on a travel memoir reading binge, rapidly consuming any books I could find about worldwide road trips. Winter in Colorado has that effect. I don’t ski, snowboard, snowshoe, sled, or ice sculpt, so the darker months generally find me longing for reminders of summer travel. Scrolling through titles … Continue reading A Book by Its Cover
We stood on a turnout of the canyon highway surrounded by pines and melting snow, a dozen Baton Rouge bar employees and friends in the mountains near Rociada, New Mexico, Spring Break 1995. The creek by the road, stunningly cold in the late March sunshine, jolted me as I squatted down and dipped my hands … Continue reading Endurance
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My Other Websites
If you want to check out some of my other work, http://www.josephtruss.com is a site that arose from a confession of guilt over being a caustic music snob and the playlist of most embarrassing songs, and the stories behind them, that resulted from that admission. http://www.PigpenSyncro.com is mostly photos of various adventures in Pigpen throughout … Continue reading My Other Websites