04 10 / 2011

My latest post on the blog I’m maintaining for my Social Media Marketing course… if you have an interest in travel, books, or both, check it out!

03 8 / 2011

"Our battered suitcases were were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life."

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

02 8 / 2011

"They have worries, they’re counting the miles, they’re thinking about where to sleep tonight, how much money for gas, the weather, how they’ll get there—and all the time they’ll get there anyway, you see"

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

31 7 / 2011

"What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? — it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies."

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

29 7 / 2011

"It seemed like a matter of minutes when we began rolling in the foothills before Oakland and suddenly reached a height and saw stretched out ahead of us the fabulous white city of San Francisco on her eleven mystic hills with the blue Pacific and its advancing wall of potato-patch fog beyond, and smoke and goldenness of the late afternoon of time."

Jack Kerouac, On The Road

28 7 / 2011

"I suddenly realized I was in California. Warm, palmy air- air you can kiss- and palms"

Jack Kerouac, On The Road

28 7 / 2011

"Why even think about that when all the golden land’s ahead of you and all kinds of unforseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you’re alive to see?"

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

26 7 / 2011

"We were all delighted, we all realized we were leaving confusion and nonsense behind and performing our one and noble function of the time, move. And we moved!"

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

25 7 / 2011

"As we crossed the Colorado-Utah border I saw God in the sky in the form of huge old sunburning clouds above the desert that seemed to point a finger at me and say, ‘Pass here and go on, you’re on the road to heaven"

Jack Kerouac, On the Road

25 7 / 2011

"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?"

Jack Kerouac, On the Road