A Video Answer to the “How is Tucson?” Question
The house is quiet. Two owls live in the tree outside.
A gang of coyotes are throwing a wild party somewhere out in that blackness.
The roads are long and sunny and swooping and fast. Today during a 2.5 hour ride I hit two National Parks. My buddy Michael Longmire is here and his wheel is a glorious thing to follow.
What else? Sunscreen. An unheated pool that serves as the most amazing ice bath ever. Avocados and pecans. Fish tacos, braised pork chops, persimmons, bananas, fuji apples, hibiscus tea.
I’ve got big deadlines stacked up and I don’t even mind.
I don’t have enough time or words right now to figure this all out, so for now I’ll leave you with this: snippets of iphone video edited together. Rollers through Saguaro National Park, the dirt road that leads back home, the sound of our owl friend, Mr. Hoo Hoo.
Mostly glimmer and a little grit,