Updated: Sep 15, 2020
Transition from rough to smooth. Moving on to safety, and calm under pressure. Travel (either an inner or actual journey). A positive direction. A self-determined life change.
Charley Parkhurst (a woman who lived as a man) was a famous stagecoach driver. Stagecoach drivers carried mail as well as passengers, and had to deal with hold-up attempts, bad weather, and perilous, primitive trails. As historian Charles Outland described the era, "It was a dangerous era in a dangerous country, where dangerous conditions were the norm."