Tuesday, June 9, 2009

The Open Road

Today marks the 100 year anniversary of the First Woman to drive across the country- Alice Huyler Ramsey - aged 22 - set out with three other women from Hackensack N.J and 41 days later they arrived in San Fransico. Alice was the only one who drove of the three- I love to drive and driving to the coast - where the ribbon of asphalt unravels into the sea - is a feeling I can hardly describe - a sentimental and complete end. Like a horse that has run to the end of the pasture- and must turn back for home. Women in the Middle East are still not allowed to drive-

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