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.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

One Morning in Maine (1956, 1957 Chevrolets)

Two mornings, actually. Sunday was bright and bold. I drove out to Naskeag Point and on the way had a peek at Mount Desert I. on the other side of Blue Hill Bay.
Saturday was rainy so I checked in to see what Jason Billings was working on, apart from his '57 Chevy, which we have posted on before. 

 Jason was underneath this 1953 Chevrolet 3100, I think last year of Advanced Design. (Maybe '54?)
 Another project.

Gazing down Eggemoggin Reach from Naskeag Point, and wishing I was sailing.

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