Notes from the Road


Crime in Rio Arriba County

The Howl

Courting Disaster
Vinita, Oklahoma—I’ve never actually found a new beginning on the road, but here I am, at it again. On the… Continue Reading

The Howl

Good-bye, Mark, You Asshole
Mark and his son, circa 2004. I’d always known wherever Mark ended up it would be in a bad place.… Continue Reading

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Travel News Feed

Gypsy Theft Ring Busted

Torrance police have cracked a nationwide shoplifting ring that reportedly targeted Southland stores selling high-priced technology.

Missing Woman Seen Driving

A popular teacher who disappeared after a night of partying more than two weeks ago was seen driving alone away from a bar on surveillance footage that New Orleans police found.

Mountain Lion Eats Dog

A Colorado dog owner has been left without his furry friend after the animal was grabbed off the street by a mountain lion, who killed and ate the canine.

Tribes' Unique View of Cosmos

While the widely accepted system of ancient Indian and western cultures identifies major clusters of stars, the experts are now looking at other side of the understanding where they reach out to indigenous tribes and get to know their concept of cosmos.

Can't Separate Music from Murder

Daniel sets out to solve a puzzle left for him by some unseen presence. He follows clues leading him to some of the most famous historical sites of American music, and in the process he stumbles across themes of love, death, sex, and loss.

Tales of a 60YO Hitchhiker

He thumbed 1,700 miles to discover the open road and himself. Is it time to reconsider a lost American tradition?

Where Are the Women Kerouacs?

What male writers’ dominance of the travel writing genre says about women’s place in American society.