Lauryn and I went on our first road trip last this past week. I must say it has been so cool to see my best friend go from a shy bookish girl to a woman exploring her freedom and the wild.

Our first day in Big Sur Lauryn and I sat in the red wooden chairs up high on a hill overlooking the ocean. We read for a while then the sun started to go down and it got kinda windy. Lauryn went inside the yurt to take a nap under the covers and near the fire. I stayed outside a little longer to watch the ocean which I rarely ever get to witness. It was endless, beautiful in its mystery and depth and gave off a strength that let me know the sea was forever a woman. I stared at the waves imagining all that could live under the surface…