Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “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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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 www.peterbehrens.org 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.

Monday, December 2, 2013

1949 Chevrolet truck. New Mexico snow.



this from David Branch:
"I was up in New Mexico for Thanksgiving and this was hauled out of the garage for my benefit. Runs like a top. The owner has been painting the interior with red rustoleum and trying his damnedest to get the windlace run correctly in its channel. He said it was "an ugly, dusty green" before he wiped her down with 30wt. Wants to buff it out and "fix the dents". I might have preferred the barn-fresh patina but I admire his old-man-with-an-oilcan approach."
        More of these Advanced-Design era trucks here and here.








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