Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

1956 Buick & American Road

from Rob Simonds: 
"My work still takes me west every summer and I have a habit...of taking pictures of trucks along the way...I'm about to start my drive west tomorrow and I thought I'd share a few with you from last year."--RS
   1956 Buick- Sonoma, CA

1966 F-100: Napa, CA

F-100, Nevada City, CA
Lifted Chevy. Cheyenne, Wyo.

1 comment:

  1. The orange truck in Nevada City was mine! I just wanted to let you know that it's a 1972 Ford F250, not F100, and that delicious color it's painted is called Calypso Coral.