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 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.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Can You Compost a VW Bus?

From  Michael S Moore at a hippy graveyard in southern Colorado, last summer:

"This little collection is on the lower border of the land where we are here in southern Colorado, an artists' community founded in the late sixties, which veered toward "commune" in the seventies and is now nominally back to original intentions.  Tossing vehicles into arroyos as erosion control is a common tactic throughout the southwest, but the derelicts in this particular landfill definitely speak to the era...VW bug, early 60's Chevy pickup cab, VW bus..."--MSM

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  1. ...and, lest we forget, a Karmann Ghia with custom sunroof!