Eagle Nest, New Mexico, 2012. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.

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Brooklin, Maine, United States
We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and an '86 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of '97 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 24 years-we're recyclers. I've published 2 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), and THE O'BRIENS (2012), and 2 collections of stories NIGHT DRIVING (1987), and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my book stuff at www.peterbehrens.org I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'll be teaching at Colorado College and Wichita State in 2013-14.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Econoline & 1952 Dodge Job-Rated

This just in from our South Saskatchewan correspondent,  Alex Emond:
"I espied this Dodge at a farm halfway between Vanguard and Pambrun, Saskatchewan. It is interesting how you can lose so much paint and get this surface rust, yet have no harsh body-eating rust. This truck, which is older than I am, looks good to go, and even handsomer than moi. Get yer Hollywood Hilton valet parking dude to park this unit. Much nicer than a 4-door Porsche...
"Check out this fine Econoline unit in beautiful Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan. Looks original in every way. Maybe even the air in the tires is from the early 60's"-AE




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