On August 21, 2006, I rode what is known as the Valley Retriever from Portland to Newport, Oregon. Confusion attributed to the company's painfully vacuous website was only further compounded when phone calls were directed to an unintelligible voicemail that was for some reason recorded while a seaplane was idling nearby. This was the visualization of a conversation between two people that was immediately committed to my sketchbook in the dark as the Valley Retriever slowly passed through small Oregon towns all night.

You can read the entire book here!