Why I Took the Train Cross Country from NYC to LA

If you have to ask why, you won’t “get” it.

Back in April I took a cross country road trip from the NYC/NJ area to West Los Angeles, CA. I was met with countless confused faces.

Why not fly?

Are you driving alone?

What happens if your car breaks down?

Girl, you’re crazy!

These fear first responses annoyed me more than you can imagine. I put my piss poor poker face, smiled and said “why not.” What I really wanted to say was STFU. I drove cross country because I needed an adventure. It’s as simple as that…or is it?

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