Nicole’s Travel Origin Story

My family were campers and road-trippers. We stuck to our beautiful state of Oregon, venturing out of our Douglas fir bubble when I was seven to take our turn at Disneyland. I’m not sure which one of my parents threw up their hands at that decision (someone, probably me, had yammered about it nonstop), but we loaded the orange VW camper and drove to California. I can’t say how much planning, if any, took place for this grand adventure. I …