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Wednesday morning.
Wednesday morning.
It was a great pleasure having @tomandsamwise stay with us for a few days. I'm going to miss having this pup around and enjoying the world through his eyes. #tomandsamwiseroadtrip #vegantravel #dogsofig
Vegan portobello breakfast sandwich at @the_redwood_cafe with @markhawthorneauthor and Samwise A. Passaconaway in Cotati, CA.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #breakfast #williammorrow #bookish #california #vegan #vegantravel #sonomacounty #vegansofig #greatfood #followingatticus
Day 31. After an unforgettable weekend with @markhawthorneauthor and lauren Ornelas of @foodempowermentproject, we are heading back in the road. We're off to see the Redwoods in what will be our last full California day. We will miss it, but Oregon beckons, as do new adventures.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #goodfriends #sanfrancisco #goldengatebridge #roadtrip #samwisesitting #ontheroad #adventure #vegan #vegantravel #dogstagram #dog #bookish #williammorrow #willsredcoat #followingatticus #california
Day 31. After an unforgettable weekend with @markhawthorneauthor and lauren Ornelas of @foodempowermentproject, we are heading back in the road. We're off to see the Redwoods in what will be our last full California day. We will miss it, but Oregon beckons, as do new adventures. . . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #goodfriends  #sanfrancisco  #goldengatebridge  #roadtrip  #samwisesitting  #ontheroad  #adventure  #vegan  #vegantravel  #dogstagram  #dog  #bookish  #williammorrow  #willsredcoat  #followingatticus  #california 
"At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it." ~ Thich Nhat Hanh.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #sanfrancisco #sfbay #followingatticus #offleash #roadtrip #willsredcoat #willsredcoat #williammorrow #dogsofinstagram  #beach #bookish
Samwise posing for lauren as we motor down the road.
📷: @markhawthorneauthor .
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #vwbeetle #convertible #dog #newfriends #bookish #williammorrow #willsredcoat #harpercollins #roadtrip #california #posing #takemyphoto #samwise #followingatticus #foodempowermentproject #fep #markhawthorne #vegantravel #vegan #herbivore @foodempowermentproject
The co-pilot leans in for a consultation.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #copilot #dog #williammorrow #willsredcoat #dogstagram #wanderlust #wandering #followingatticus
Those clouds...
That's how I am feeling these days.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #followingatticus #williammorrow #wanderlust #roadtrip #joy #peace #clouds #simplelife #nodrama #light #acceptance
After several days in national parks where he had to be on leash, these three days are for Samwise. Truth be told, I love 'em as well.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #williammorrow #offleash #nature #dogs_of_instagram #pacificocean #pch #santabarbara #followingatticus #roadtrip #wanderlust #joy #playful #freedom
On the road up to Sequoia National Park, I pulled over to take a photograph of this scene. Luckily, Samwise was the one who noticed the mountain lion crouched on the rock above me just before it pounced. (Okay, so maybe it was a bird in a bush. I have been working on my fiction writing these last few weeks.)
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #sequoianationalpark #kingscanyonnationalpark #nature #dogsofinstagram #fiction #mountain #nomountainlion #willsredcoat #williammorrow #followingatticus #wanderlust #writing #wildlife
On the road up to Sequoia National Park, I pulled over to take a photograph of this scene. Luckily, Samwise was the one who noticed the mountain lion crouched on the rock above me just before it pounced. (Okay, so maybe it was a bird in a bush. I have been working on my fiction writing these last few weeks.) . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #sequoianationalpark  #kingscanyonnationalpark  #nature  #dogsofinstagram  #fiction  #mountain  #nomountainlion  #willsredcoat  #williammorrow  #followingatticus  #wanderlust  #writing  #wildlife 
One last post tonight before we jump off of social media. It's about this guy. You may recognize this photo of Atticus from "Will's Red Coat." It is a look I know by heart. One of his signature's. After we make one another dreamed about stop tomorrow at dawn, Samwise and I will head to the coast. You see, this trip was originally planned for Atticus. It was to be our last adventure together. Fate decided differently. But I so wanted Atticus to be able to see everything we have seen these past three weeks. Mostly, I wanted him to see the Pacific Ocean. Tomorrow afternoon, while Samwise Atticus Passaconaway and I stand where the land meets the sea, I will be casting some of Atti's ashes onto the water. It will be the fulfillment of a promise I made to him before we both became sick.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #tomandatticus #followingatticus #willsredcoat #dogsofinstagram #littlebuddha #bookish #williammorrow #harpercollins #pacific #roadtrip #spreadingashes #friendship #promisetoafriend
One last post tonight before we jump off of social media. It's about this guy. You may recognize this photo of Atticus from "Will's Red Coat." It is a look I know by heart. One of his signature's. After we make one another dreamed about stop tomorrow at dawn, Samwise and I will head to the coast. You see, this trip was originally planned for Atticus. It was to be our last adventure together. Fate decided differently. But I so wanted Atticus to be able to see everything we have seen these past three weeks. Mostly, I wanted him to see the Pacific Ocean. Tomorrow afternoon, while Samwise Atticus Passaconaway and I stand where the land meets the sea, I will be casting some of Atti's ashes onto the water. It will be the fulfillment of a promise I made to him before we both became sick. . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #tomandatticus  #followingatticus  #willsredcoat  #dogsofinstagram  #littlebuddha  #bookish  #williammorrow  #harpercollins  #pacific  #roadtrip  #spreadingashes  #friendship  #promisetoafriend 
The historical marker reads:
Mark Twain Cabin
Replica with original chimney and fireplace. Here on Jackass Hill, young Mark Twain, while guest of the Gillis Brothers in 1864-65, gathered material for "Jumping Frog of Calaveras", which first brought him fame, and for "Roughing It".
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #marktwain #jumpingfrogofcalaverascounty #calaverascounty #california #seeingtheusa #roadtrip #bookish #followingatticus #willsredcoat #instadog #instahistory #history #literaryhistory #usliterature #bookish #williammorrow #seenontheroad
The historical marker reads: Mark Twain Cabin Replica with original chimney and fireplace. Here on Jackass Hill, young Mark Twain, while guest of the Gillis Brothers in 1864-65, gathered material for "Jumping Frog of Calaveras", which first brought him fame, and for "Roughing It". . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #marktwain  #jumpingfrogofcalaverascounty  #calaverascounty  #california  #seeingtheusa  #roadtrip  #bookish  #followingatticus  #willsredcoat  #instadog  #instahistory  #history  #literaryhistory  #usliterature  #bookish  #williammorrow  #seenontheroad 
Afternoon freedom in Stanislaus National Forest just outside of Yosemite.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #leashless #forest #nationalforest #california #dogs #naturephotography #instanature #willsredcoat #bookish #followingatticus #yosemite
Onto @deathvalleynationalpark today, leaving the superb experiences of this past week in the Grand Canyon behind us.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #nature #dogsofinsta #willsredcoat #followingatticus #deathvalley #roadtrip #grandcanyon #thewest #bookish #bluesky #travel #seeingtheusa
A year ago, my friend, there weren't good odds on either of us seeing another year, never mind this sight.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #samwise #followingatticus #willsredcoat #nature #book #roadtrip #grandcanyon #wonder #dogsofinstagram #rescuedogsofinstagram #nature #willsredcoat #followingatticus #bookish #williammorrow #harpercollins #grandcanyon #adventure
Meandering on the Mystic Trail in Sedona.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #sedona #walkabout #dog #rescuedog #nature #book #bookish #willsredcoat #followingatticus
Due to some follow-up surgery on Bill today at @findlayvwflagstaff, we have extended our stay in the area by a night. That gives us a chance to visit the Grand Canyon again tomorrow on a roundabout trip to Las Vegas. I cannot speak highly enough for the honesty, skill, and kindness of the folks at the local dealership.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #vw @vw #willsredcoat #followingatticus #flagstaff #arizona #grandcanyon #nps #dog #nature #roadtrip #seeingtheusa #misadventure #adventure
Due to some follow-up surgery on Bill today at @findlayvwflagstaff, we have extended our stay in the area by a night. That gives us a chance to visit the Grand Canyon again tomorrow on a roundabout trip to Las Vegas. I cannot speak highly enough for the honesty, skill, and kindness of the folks at the local dealership. . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #vw  @vw #willsredcoat  #followingatticus  #flagstaff  #arizona  #grandcanyon  #nps  #dog  #nature  #roadtrip  #seeingtheusa  #misadventure  #adventure 
"All this he saw, for one moment breathless and intense, vivid on the morning sky; and still, as he looked, he lived; and still, as he lived, he wondered." ~ Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #grandcanyon #awe #arizona #willsredcoat #book #followingatticus #williammorrow #bookish #dog #rescuedogsofinstagram #friends #windinthewillows #thewest #nature
Waiting for news on Bill at the @volkswagen service center.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #vwdealership #flagstaff #arizona #vwbeetle #dogsofinsta #rescuedogsofinstagram #relax😎 #relaxing
While Bill is going through emergency surgery today, Samwise is resting from an earlier romp.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #followingatticus #downtime #billthevw #arizona #flagstaff #vwdealership #emergencysurgery #dog
Seen here with my older brother, Eddie, the last time I was in Arizona. Even back then I was wondering why animals were in cages.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #arizona #memories #1969 #vegan #animals #animalrights #thegoldenrule #bookish #willsredcoat #followingatticus #williammorrow #wanderlust
While we were roaming dirt roads yesterday, we found these two roaming the countryside, free to go wherever they wish.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #arizona #ontheroad #foal #horses #freedom #willsredcoat #bookish #williammorrow #country #nature #followingatticus #thetwoofus
Day 17 on the road. I had high hopes, but it turned out to be a day of misadventure instead. Yet there were several moments where I discovered treasures along the way. This scene was one. As we drove for miles without seeing a house or car or people, I realized on this stretch that I was the happiest and most free I have been in a very long time. I knew as soon as I held those thoughts that I would always remember this drive. A highlight wrapped in simplicity.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #roadtonowhere #bliss #freedom #bluesky #backroads #seeingtheusa #bookish #willsredcoat #williammorrow #arizona #clouds
Day 17 on the road. I had high hopes, but it turned out to be a day of misadventure instead. Yet there were several moments where I discovered treasures along the way. This scene was one. As we drove for miles without seeing a house or car or people, I realized on this stretch that I was the happiest and most free I have been in a very long time. I knew as soon as I held those thoughts that I would always remember this drive. A highlight wrapped in simplicity. . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #roadtonowhere  #bliss  #freedom  #bluesky  #backroads  #seeingtheusa  #bookish  #willsredcoat  #williammorrow  #arizona  #clouds 
Just turn me loose, let me straddle my old saddle
Underneath the western skies
On my Cayuse, let me wander over yonder
Till I see the mountains rise
I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences
And gaze at the moon till I lose my senses
And I can't look at hovels and I can't stand fences
Don't fence me in...
Lyrics by Robert Fletcher and Cole Porter
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #coleporter #dontfencemein #western #mountains #clouds #vw #convertible  #turqouisetrail #dogsofinstagram #rescuedogsofinstagram #willsredcoat #followingatticus #williammorrow #harpercollins #bookish #wanderlust #covfefe #sky #bluesky #bluehighways
Just turn me loose, let me straddle my old saddle Underneath the western skies On my Cayuse, let me wander over yonder Till I see the mountains rise I want to ride to the ridge where the west commences And gaze at the moon till I lose my senses And I can't look at hovels and I can't stand fences Don't fence me in... Lyrics by Robert Fletcher and Cole Porter . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #coleporter  #dontfencemein  #western  #mountains  #clouds  #vw  #convertible  #turqouisetrail  #dogsofinstagram  #rescuedogsofinstagram  #willsredcoat  #followingatticus  #williammorrow  #harpercollins  #bookish  #wanderlust  #covfefe  #sky  #bluesky  #bluehighways 
A Santa Fe treat.
A Santa Fe treat.
Day 14/60: Our best driving  scenery yet.
Day 14/60: Our best driving scenery yet.
While Bill gets his tires rotated and his oil changed, Samwise is giving an inservice about stress reduction to the employees at the @vw dealership.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #vwbeetle #vw #followingatticus #willsredcoat #bookish #nap #albuquerque #newmexico #roadtrip #dogs #rescuedog
By chance, we stopped at an out-of-the-way, unannounced rest area on a blue highway. The best things happen by chance.
By chance, we stopped at an out-of-the-way, unannounced rest area on a blue highway. The best things happen by chance.
We will miss Ruidoso, NM when we pull out of town tomorrow morning. Mostly I will miss the colors of this high country and the song they sing. Albuquerque is next. So ends day thirteen on the road.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #nature #colors #mountains #newmexico #lincolnnationalforest #roadtrip #adventure #bookish #willsredcoat #followingatticus #vegantravel
Tomorrow, Bill is getting some love. An oil change and tire rotation when we arrive in Albuquerque. He's been a fitting pony for Samwise and me.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #vw #vwconvertible #vwbeetle #willsredcoat #bookish #followingatticus #newmexico #whitesandsnationalmonument #albuquerque @vw #roadtripadventure #dogs #rescuedog #vegantravel #tolkien #lordoftherings #literature
Our morning walk at 7,000 feet in Ruidoso, NM.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #hiking #nature #rescuedog #bookish #willsredcoat #followingatticus #newmexico #mountains
"Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads." ~ Thoreau .
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #newmexico #forest #nature #hiking #willsredcoat #followingatticus #thoreau #wild #instanature #forestservice #nationalforest #adventure #rescuedog #adventuredog #book #bookish #vegan
Our first wildlife encounter during the trip. Alas, my iPhone does not do the closeness of the elk justice. It is straight above Samwise's head in the clearing at the top of the photo. He continues to pass his lessons of gentleness in the wild with high marks.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #elk #willsredcoat #wildlife #nature #dogs #instanature #newmexico #theforest #forest #wild #newmexico #adventureisoutthere #travel #roadtripadventure #vegan #vegantravel
Our first wildlife encounter during the trip. Alas, my iPhone does not do the closeness of the elk justice. It is straight above Samwise's head in the clearing at the top of the photo. He continues to pass his lessons of gentleness in the wild with high marks. . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #elk  #willsredcoat  #wildlife  #nature  #dogs  #instanature  #newmexico  #theforest  #forest  #wild  #newmexico  #adventureisoutthere  #travel  #roadtripadventure  #vegan  #vegantravel 
This evening's trail was a revelation for me. It was just under four miles but it was at elevation. Finally, after more than a year, my body is coming back into shape. I have even taken myself off of heart medication for the past week and the uphills that would have turned me back since my kidney and heart failure were not a deterrent.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #hiking #nature #dog #newmexico #willsredcoat #followingatticus #mountains #renalfailure #heartfailure  #backonthetrails #adventure #bookish #williammorrow
This evening's trail was a revelation for me. It was just under four miles but it was at elevation. Finally, after more than a year, my body is coming back into shape. I have even taken myself off of heart medication for the past week and the uphills that would have turned me back since my kidney and heart failure were not a deterrent. . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #hiking  #nature  #dog  #newmexico  #willsredcoat  #followingatticus  #mountains  #renalfailure  #heartfailure  #backonthetrails  #adventure  #bookish  #williammorrow 
Being in Ruidoso for a few days is allowing me to catch up on my letter writing. Now the desk in our hotel room is beginning to resemble my desk at home.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #followingatticus #nhauthor #ontheroad #waltwhitmansbirthday #letterwriting #usmail #penandpaper #amalfipaper #decklededge #moleskinepostalnotebook #moleskine #williammorrow #journal
A luxuriant day to do hardly anything at all. Simple walks at altitude. Healthy food. Catching up with some correspondence. Copies of Will's Red Coat have been sent to a friend since I have given out all but one copy of the book and when we see him we'll reload.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #thestoryofus #ruidoso #willsredcoat #letterwriting #restday #newmexico #books #bookish #williammorrow #harpercollins #followingatticus #dog #dogsofinsta #rescuedog #twosurvivors #friends #terrier #happiness #samwise #travel #vegan #vegantravel
A luxuriant day to do hardly anything at all. Simple walks at altitude. Healthy food. Catching up with some correspondence. Copies of Will's Red Coat have been sent to a friend since I have given out all but one copy of the book and when we see him we'll reload. . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #thestoryofus  #ruidoso  #willsredcoat  #letterwriting  #restday  #newmexico  #books  #bookish  #williammorrow  #harpercollins  #followingatticus  #dog  #dogsofinsta  #rescuedog  #twosurvivors  #friends  #terrier  #happiness  #samwise  #travel  #vegan  #vegantravel 
The rain stopped in Ruidoso Downs and we decided to explore the area. We were fortunate to find a somewhat rough road to the top of Monjeau Peak, 9,641 feet. We were doubly fortunate to have the road and the mountaintop to ourselves.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #touringamerica #willsredcoat #followingatticus #mountains #nature #sunset #ruidosodowns #newmexico
An awake heart is like a sky that pours light. ~ Hafiz .
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #newmexico #nature #hafiz #wisdom #quotes #desert #dogs #book #bookish #willsredcoat #followingatticus #rescuedog #harpercollins #williammorrow #clouds
Occasionally I will look over at him and think to myself, "I love this guy, and I love his story." And it's true. A year ago he was 24 hours away from being put to sleep in a Texas kill shelter. Here he is today, on a road trip around country seeing some of the most stunning sights the natural world offers. Today, we took in White Sand National Monument, where the sand is not really sand at all. But what it is, however, is breathtaking.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #followingatticus #harpercollins #williammorrow #books #bookish #memoir #adventure #vw #vegantravel #vegan #convertible #whitesandsnationalmonument  #parkservice #newmexico #dogsofinsta #nature #desert #rescuedog #terrier
Occasionally I will look over at him and think to myself, "I love this guy, and I love his story." And it's true. A year ago he was 24 hours away from being put to sleep in a Texas kill shelter. Here he is today, on a road trip around country seeing some of the most stunning sights the natural world offers. Today, we took in White Sand National Monument, where the sand is not really sand at all. But what it is, however, is breathtaking. . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #willsredcoat  #followingatticus  #harpercollins  #williammorrow  #books  #bookish  #memoir  #adventure  #vw  #vegantravel  #vegan  #convertible  #whitesandsnationalmonument  #parkservice  #newmexico  #dogsofinsta  #nature  #desert  #rescuedog  #terrier 
What fun being with these two incredibly tanned people this morning. @jaimearias915 and @soniaarias915.sa, you are the kindest. Thanks for starting our day out right!
Photo by @soniaarias915.sa .
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #followingatticus #goodpeople #newfriends #morning #desert #elpaso #texas #mountains #roadtrip #thebigtrip
We had a glorious start to our El Paso morning thanks to @jaimearias915 and Sonia's generosity of time and their choice of off leash romping grounds.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #willsredcoat #followingatticus #williammorrow #harpercollins #vegantravel #elpaso #mountains #nature #dogs #terrier #texas #bookish #books #rescuedog #adventure #travel #desert #mountains
This is our route today as we head toward the desert. Dear friend Ann Stampfer just said to us: Ann says "There is something eerily seductive about the western half of Texas." In the old days we feared that if the car broke down our bones would be picked clean by buzzards before we could be rescued."
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #elpaso #texashillcountry #texas #twosurvivors #willsredcoat #williammorrow #rescuedog #bookstagram #bookish #roadtrip #adventure #vwconvertible #vw
This is our route today as we head toward the desert. Dear friend Ann Stampfer just said to us: Ann says "There is something eerily seductive about the western half of Texas." In the old days we feared that if the car broke down our bones would be picked clean by buzzards before we could be rescued." . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #elpaso  #texashillcountry  #texas  #twosurvivors  #willsredcoat  #williammorrow  #rescuedog  #bookstagram  #bookish  #roadtrip  #adventure  #vwconvertible  #vw 
My father always stopped at historical markers along the roadside. We would stay until everyone read them, sometimes he would single someone out to read a plaque aloud. I told Samwise we weren't moving until he read the entire thing. (Between you and me, I don't think he did.)
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #history #ushistory #texas #bluehighways #vw  #followingatticus #willsredcoat #williammorrow #harpercollins #roadtripadventure #offthebeatenpath #samwise #dogs #rescuedog #vwconvertible #hot #bookish
My father always stopped at historical markers along the roadside. We would stay until everyone read them, sometimes he would single someone out to read a plaque aloud. I told Samwise we weren't moving until he read the entire thing. (Between you and me, I don't think he did.) . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #history  #ushistory  #texas  #bluehighways  #vw  #followingatticus  #willsredcoat  #williammorrow  #harpercollins  #roadtripadventure  #offthebeatenpath  #samwise  #dogs  #rescuedog  #vwconvertible  #hot  #bookish 
Samwise is back in Texas, where his journey began. Thankfully, the circumstances couldn't be any more different. This picture was posted a year ago on our Following Atticus FB page when I announced we had sprung him (with the help of two great organizations) from a kill shelter in Texarkana, 24 hours before he was to be put to sleep. Currently he's 2,500 miles and 8 days into a 60-day trip around the country. Life is about as carefree as it could be now for Samwise Atticus Passaconaway.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #bookish #harpercollins #willsredcoat #williammorrow #followingatticus #texas #rescuedog #shelterdog #dogsofinstagram #dogs #tomryan #vw #roadtrip #thebigtrip #livefreeordie #friends #ontheroad #adventure #roadtrip #twosurvivors
Samwise is back in Texas, where his journey began. Thankfully, the circumstances couldn't be any more different. This picture was posted a year ago on our Following Atticus FB page when I announced we had sprung him (with the help of two great organizations) from a kill shelter in Texarkana, 24 hours before he was to be put to sleep. Currently he's 2,500 miles and 8 days into a 60-day trip around the country. Life is about as carefree as it could be now for Samwise Atticus Passaconaway. . . . . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #bookish  #harpercollins  #willsredcoat  #williammorrow  #followingatticus  #texas  #rescuedog  #shelterdog  #dogsofinstagram  #dogs  #tomryan  #vw  #roadtrip  #thebigtrip  #livefreeordie  #friends  #ontheroad  #adventure  #roadtrip  #twosurvivors 
When passing through Louisiana, stay low, stay in the shade, stay as cool as possible.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #thebigtrip #louisiana #restareas #willsredcoat #followingatticus #book #bookstagram #bookish #williammorrow #harpercollins #dogsofinstagram #travel #vw #vwconvertible #rescuedog #vegantravel #hot #airconditioning #texasbound
It was a simple round trip walk of a mile across the bridge and back, but I will always remember it. Other than the Old North Bridge in Concord, MA, I can't think of another in this country that evokes such emotion within me.
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I cannot fathom what Bloody Sunday was like on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, but I could feel the whispers of sacrifice with every step we took across the historic site. I am moved. I am humbled. I thank those who changed the course of this country. There is still a long way to go, but this mass of steel, pavement, and concrete spanning the river will forever hold its place in history.
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I cannot fathom what Bloody Sunday was like on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, but I could feel the whispers of sacrifice with every step we took across the historic site. I am moved. I am humbled. I thank those who changed the course of this country. There is still a long way to go, but this mass of steel, pavement, and concrete spanning the river will forever hold its place in history. . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #samwise  #selma  #selmaalabama  #civilrights  #mlk  #alabama  #dogsofinstagram  #thesouth  #harpercollins  #willsredcoat  #williammorrow  #followingatticus  #roadtrip  #ushistory  #reverence  #rescuedog  #vw  #convertible  #books  #bookish 
We're just back from a lovely dinner with friends in Atlanta. My young friend received a ton of love and now he needs to rest up. After three memorable days, we're leaving Georgia and headed to Alabama tomorrow. One of the highlights of the southern leg will take place when we walk across the famous Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. I've thought about that bridge for years and tomorrow we'll finally stand where history took place. The very thought of it inspires and humbles me.
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#tomandsamwiseroadtrip #atlanta #georgia #friends #roadtrip #history #selma #mlk #book #bookish #willsredcoat #followingatticus #williammorrow #harpercollins #dogsofinstagram #rescuedog #thesouth #alabama
We're just back from a lovely dinner with friends in Atlanta. My young friend received a ton of love and now he needs to rest up. After three memorable days, we're leaving Georgia and headed to Alabama tomorrow. One of the highlights of the southern leg will take place when we walk across the famous Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. I've thought about that bridge for years and tomorrow we'll finally stand where history took place. The very thought of it inspires and humbles me. . . . . . #tomandsamwiseroadtrip  #atlanta  #georgia  #friends  #roadtrip  #history  #selma  #mlk  #book  #bookish  #willsredcoat  #followingatticus  #williammorrow  #harpercollins  #dogsofinstagram  #rescuedog  #thesouth  #alabama