Road2Elsewhere

Peter Moore
Not all who wander are lost...they're on the Road2Elsewhere.
Created 19 Jul 2021
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  • The Eight People You Meet at the Airport
    10 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    Tomorrow morning at this time I’ll be at Denver International Airport, waiting to board a flight for LaGuardia. Normally, I like people. But not these people, who are all-too-likely to invade in my pe...
  • Daylight Savings Time: The Conspiracy Theories
    08 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    I awoke one hour earlier than usual this morning. Why would that be? So I launched an exclusive R2E investigation to find the real story behind Daylight Savings Time. Here are my leading theories. D.S...
  • My 8 Best Cups of Coffee
    05 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 3 6
    I awoke this morning, thinking of coffee. You probably did too. Some desires are wonderfully easy to realize! But as I sipped the black gold that erupted from my Bialetti stovetop espresso maker, I be...
  • 65 Lessons from the Road 2 Elsewhere
    03 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 4 6
    I hold these travel truths to be self evident: The destination is optional. Attentiveness is all. A new place means a new mindset. A train ride is a narrative. Pont de Bir-Hakeim, crossed by me in 197...
  • Love, Death, and Banking
    01 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 3
    On Fridays I run excerpts from The Road to Elsewhere, my coming-of-age-travel-memoir-with-funny-drawings. (You can find the first entry here.) But last Friday was my birthday, so I was busy reading th...
  • You Say It's Your Birthday?
    29 Oct 2021 5 0
    You’ve got mail, as they used to say on AOL. Happy. Happy. Leave a comment Share Subscribe now You Say It's Your Birthday
  • 58 New Things to Binge on
    27 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 0
    For instance, binge on… Going naked (i.e. being in public without your smartphone/social crutch) Olive oil. Cook with it. Spread it on someone you love Apples. There are 7,000 varieties, for crapsake!...
  • My Cave Paintings
    25 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 4
    A couple of weeks ago, The New Yorker published excerpts from the 8,000 pages of diaries written by Patricia Highsmith, who in addition to being a journal-ist, was a novelist. She was in her twenties ...
  • Only Connect
    22 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 2
    On Fridays I run excerpts from The Road to Elsewhere, my coming-of-age-travel-memoir-with-funny-drawings. (You can find the first entry here.) It tells the story of my road through Paris, London, and ...
  • The Whitest Thing I Do
    20 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 3
    There’s this new show that just showed up on Netflix. It’s called Seinfeld. Wait, it’s not new? I guess I was otherwise occupied raising a family and earning a living between 1989 and 1998, when the s...
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