Sights seen from the passenger seat of our Fiat, which was bright blue. So we named her Booberry; you know, like the cereal. As I collected snapshots of the landscape speeding by us and state-line signs, the boy and I listened to REM, Louis Armstrong, The Shotgun Jazz Band and Kris Kristofferson — Road trip music.
Time in the car with your best friend can be incredible. As we hurtled forward together, through new states and new cities, I felt we grew even closer to each other…And that’s hard to believe, since we were already so close.