Because screaming at Trump on a TV screen at the gym while pedaling an elliptical machine wasn’t helping, I got in my car and drove 628 miles to Lexington, Kentucky, to attend […]
The other day I was rummaging through the junk in my attic and stumbled upon the diary I kept when I was twenty-one. My little sister and I were traveling through Europe on our way […]
The day starts with the alarm going off at the ridiculously unreasonable hour of 7 a.m. I drive my 2013 silver Boxster S to the Sebring International Speedway. It’s just over the bridge from the hotel so you have time for a quick breakfast sandwich. It’s always better to have something in your stomach if you have to throw up later.
By Julia Connolly Yellow-tinted aviator shades. Brown leather safari jacket. Tan patent leather fake Gucci slip-ons. Dirty-blond home perm. Marlboro. He was Frank, the 30-something Vietnam vet who sat next to me […]
by Suzannah Gilman I have traveled across mountain and desert with my firstborn in the belly of a jet plane. I have driven him hundreds of miles more so we could […]
It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since I moved from New York to Florida – and that I’ve stuck around this long! I wrote this essay four years ago […]
By Susan Lilley When I finally get the car radio to myself, one hand roams the satellite and I almost miss it. And I’ve got one more silver dollar . . . […]
What do you get when you combine 200 miles of Florida road, a hocked typewriter, a 1971 Pinto, sudden dashes à la Emily Dickinson, an unlit baseball field, a bicycle race, two broken hearts, and a whole lotta Bondo? Something highly combustible, of course.
We set off at 6:30am in my little Scion: me, my boyfriend of a few months, and three spaniels. It would be an 18 hour drive, straight through, from central Illinois […]
It’s easy: look at the top banner on The Gloria Sirens homepage (pictured below). Select “Road Trips” (below, it’s highlighted in black) under the banner and access all the Road Trip pieces. […]