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A person who rarely gets bored, who does not constantly need a favorable external environment to enjoy the moment, has passed the test for having achieved a creative life - Spring Road Trip Part 4

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“A person who rarely gets bored, who does not constantly need a favorable external environment to enjoy the moment, has passed the test for having achieved a creative life” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
So it turns out I needed 4 posts to describe my 7,000 mile road trip from the midwest to AZ/UT and back. This was truly one of the best road trips I've ever embarked on. I have some Maui posts coming after this and then some ramblings on my recent adventures in the midwest. I'm also working on a book about my adventure lifestyle so stay tuned in!



Making my way across Utah after enjoying 2 weeks in the Escalante Staircase region, I decided to stop near Moab for a week to explore, hike and bike the area. The drive over was filled with geologic wonder, I was following the Morrison Formation closely and was super happy to find a part of Utah where dinosaur bone collecting is allowed, 25 pounds a year any person can collect! Bad news, there was thunderheads above and rain was imminent,…