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Best U.S. Road Trips
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The Best U.S. Road Trips

There are many great American drives, but here are 25 of the best U.S. road trips taking you from Alaska to Key West and (nearly) everywhere in-between. Enjoy my new travel story for Reader’s Digest and tell me your favorite U.S. road trip in the comments and/or on social media! […]

On Winning the World Cup As An Underdog
Big Guy Car Guy / France / Travel

On Winning the World Cup As An Underdog

I know this stretch well. I’ve driven it on sunny Sunday mornings and foggy AF Tuesday afternoons too, as my two daughters merrily rolled along taking selfies in the 2nd and 3rd rows but also alone and lonely with a spinning head pushing dangerous thoughts with more passive-aggression than a […]

Conversations in Cars with Bloggers
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Conversations in Cars with Bloggers

I’ve known Leticia for a while. She’s brilliant, kind, and lovely. We’ve chatted quite a bit over the years but those chats, sadly, were ever only in passing — between keynote speeches and roundtable discussions at parenting conferences usually; the act of catching up squeezed into the crevices of a dense […]

No One Plans To Die in Ipswich
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No One Plans To Die in Ipswich

Beneath a field of blue, I cut through farmlands; I was a warm knife slicing through the butter that the bevy of cows flanking the straightaway indicate may very well be produced here. It was a Tuesday in autumn on England’s stubby southeastern toe. The next football ground was maybe […]

Fine Margins
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Fine Margins

If they were to find joy, it would come from the margins. From the jump, the wide areas were clearly there for the home team with promotion aspirations and, just before the halftime whistle, the back of the net was finally rippled. Hernandez had found himself in acres of Yorkshire […]

The Shape of Time Being The Only White People In The Room In Selma Alabama
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The Shape of Time Being The Only White People In The Room In Selma Alabama

The turn missed wasn’t there — a phantom limb. Goddamnit, Google Maps. My own phantom limb wasn’t technically a limb at all, it was a mind still at sea, adrift upon the Gulf, baked by the sun not kissing me back home. My mind rested atop a weary body that […]

4 hours and 230 miles of driving for 22 minutes of Grace
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4 hours and 230 miles of driving for 22 minutes of Grace

I knew that, as part of a multi-band radio station concert, she wouldn’t perform a long set but still I patiently waited for Let It Show tickets to drop, drop, drop in price to a more than reasonable $13 each on SeatGeek, and then surprised the girls with a semi-spontaneous […]

How Far We’ve Come: Nearly a Decade with Dawes
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How Far We’ve Come: Nearly a Decade with Dawes

The only point of clocks and maps The only point of looking back Is to see how far we’ve come It was a Thursday night. Not too chilly, not too warm. It was, simply put, a perfect mid-November night in Philly. Parking was still easy to find in the neighborhood […]

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