A Collection of Essays on the Collection of Hitchhiker Inscriptions
UNDER PERPETUAL CONSTRUCTION
Over the course of that last couple of decades, I have been compelled to write on the experiences I have had while collecting hitchhiker messages around North America and on the research I have done on the messages left and the connections I have made in this process.
The essays that follow begin with the run-up to and the account of the very first hitchhiking ride I flagged down, which was in eastern Arizona in 1974; the germ from which has sprouted this tangential journey for which this website is devoted.
Many of these essays are posted, but some are in editing and others are yet to be drafted. And, since I continue to search for these thumber messages, the journey continues...