W. Anderson Lee's Writing on Wand'rly
Tucumcari, New Mexico
One man’s experience at the Motel Safari in Tucumcari, New Mexico, a short story.
Skoolies: People Living out of Converted School Buses
A short essay by W. Anderson Lee on the virtues of living out of a converted school bus.
Long Live the Thumb
Whatever you do, don’t pick up a hitchhiker. So your mama might say. And you may believe it, until you find yourself with a thumb in the air. When I was a kid (and this was the 90’s), there was this party. And it was several towns over. I wanted to go, and so did […]
Canyonlands National Park
W. Anderson Lee recants a night spent at a corner table watching barfolk interact in Moab, Utah, and pleads to the reader to escape into the wilderness instead.
W. Anderson Lee happens upon the smallest town in America, until he heads down the road and finds…
Atomic City, Idaho
If the hills have eyes, it’s in the Idaho desert. Explore nuclear explosions, testing facilities and an atomic city that never quite came to be.
Ashfall Fossil Beds
Three toed horses, giant beavers, American camels and sabre-toothed cats…all preserved in stone here at Ashfall Fossil Beds.
New York Motor Inn
A couple of travelers run into a senile old woman and her piece of American history.
Ode to Angel Oak, by W. Anderson Lee
At 500 years old, the Angel Oak has been around longer than the United States.
A Hiking Sure We Went
Three hikers lose their way after discovering a gruesome sight, and face the challenges of friendship and camping.