“The days passed slowly. We took an hour or two every afternoon just to lay in the sun somewhere, sluggish and drugged by the afternoon heat. We went on runs, stopped into breweries, played cards, found rope swings. We took slow drives to the other side of the island just because we had nothing else to do.”
In the early weeks of her road trip, @ameliapentecost and her partner were still getting used to their van and navigating a constant state of problem-solving — until they found relief in the bliss of boredom, by staying extra days on Orcas Island.
Read Amelia’s story “In Defense of Boredom” on our Dispatch Log (linked in our profile!) for more photos and reflection on their days in the San Juans! It’s a beautiful lesson in slowing down sometimes.
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