Today is the 40th anniversary of one of the all-time great rock albums “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen. Almost a year ago, on a road trip north on the Pacific Coast Highway, I listened to the Boss and wrote this.
Taking a break from my recurring thoughts of my trip in India, I drove down to Los Angeles to spend time with some of my closest friends, for a wonderful Fourth of July celebration. My American Bulldog Taylor and I left early Sunday morning and leisurely took fourteen hours for the nine hour drive up the Pacific Coast Highway listening to Bruce Springsteen on XM Satellite the entire time, stopping over ten times to walk the majestic beauty of the California coast, a great reminder that the United States is also extremely beautiful. “What is this land America, so many travel there / I’m going now while I’m still young.” (American Land)
Our journey started with one of the best opening lines of any song in the history of songs, “In the day we sweat it out on the streets of a runaway American dream…
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