1. : an expedition or journey into unexplored territory
Still, two days later, paralysis. Writing is an exercise in futility, like trying to sneeze with your eyes open.
The canyon glows with sunshine, the signs all point to boundless trails. Nothing registers—Topanga’s giving me the silent treatment.
The dog blinks in morning brightness, whines impatiently. We venture a neighborhood walk, up our steep, snaking street, called Entrada.
“Please. Talk.” I say.
Thirty minutes later, around a bend, a startling sweetness slaps me like a newborn—inhale!
I cry. (Why?)
Star jasmine and magnolia flank a high wood fence with a hand-painted sign reading--
YOU ARE HERE.