Friday, January 18, 2008 by jennie
I am sorry to tell you, but you are perhaps the most boring state in America. I am a machine when I need to drive long distances, but one hour after driving through you, I wanted to fall asleep or die. The shanty towns are depressing. You lack actual cities, and your capitol is sad. I was happy, however, to see a cowboy in a real cowboy hat although he was in a car on his cell phone. I'm sure he still ropes some steers on his ranch.
Amazing. That is all I can say about you. You are so beautiful, and not once was I bored on the drive through you. Salt Lake City was the highlight of my drive. The mountains blew me away, and I don't even like snow! I can see why the mormons like you so much. You feel so small in those mountains. I guess I like feeling small. As Brittany and I would say, you were simply sublime. Kind of scary, a little moving. Even the flats were interesting.
Dear Everyone Else,
We made it. Nevada was boring, but we did take pictures in Utah and Northern California. My camera cord is still in the van, so I will post them in the next few days. Berkeley was freaky. Too many granola hippies. There were people actually selling tie-dye shirts on the street also. I was afraid I made a bad decision to move here, but then we came into the city. San Francisco is really cool. It will take us a while to figure out how to get around, but I think Shannon and I will like it. We checked out two apartments today, and we'll be looking at two tomorrow. Wish us luck. It's such a rat race because landlords check your income and credit information along with a bunch of other applicants'. I also applied for a job at the Asian Art Museum and the Yerba Buena Arts Center. I also have my interview with JFK on Wednesday. I'll need good luck wishes for that as well.
That is enough for tonight. I promise I will get those pictures posted. They don't even show how amazing things were in real life. I recommend Utah to everyone. The houses and views are mind blowing.
Love you all!