“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”-Augustine of Hippo
I’m going on a road trip in June. I will likely arrive in Savannah with a lap full of granola bar crumbs and a stack of partially read books with sadly torn pages clawing at my ankles. My dreams of writing, in situ, many pages of deft and witty observations of what it means to take to the road on a wild adventure full of whimsy and wisdom, all whilst perfectly coiffed and lipsticked, will already be mouldering in a ditch somewhere in Tennessee. Perhaps quite literally. One can dream, though, and in these dreams my ideal and obsessively bookish packing lists take several forms. Up first: random shiny things that set the stage for the theme lists to follow.
In order to record fleeting yet worthy impressions:
For capturing the true colours of those experiences:
The perfect portable inspiration:
When visual expression calls:
Because I travel with a lot of reading material:
For marking my place in style:
One cannot leave the house with too many writing instruments:
Where I go, tea goes:
Quirky comfort is key:
I must remember to pack clothes (and not just books):
Be sure to check back next week for A Literary Road Trip #2-The Beat Travels On!
Love that vintage turqoise carry-on. Wink, wink…
Hmmm. I will remember that, Momma.
Yay! So excited for you! How will you be traveling? I’m eager to hear all of the details and live vicariously through you 🙂
Thanks! It is a girls’ trip with my mom (we both celebrated *milestone* birthdays last year). We are driving, of course! 😉 I’m quite excited. I will definitely cover my trip for the blog!
Sounds fabulous…cannot wait to hear all about it. Have fun:)
Thanks! It’s not until June. This shopping series should make the wait a bit easier, though!
Great time reading and looking today and hope to follow along on your trip as you write. You are so deft with words–quirky-fun, as well!
Thank you so much! Part two should be up on Wednesday. 🙂
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