‘Driving’ Archive

Cruising to a Stop on the Pacific Coast 31 March 2009 2 Comments

I was delighted with my first glimpse of the Pacific Ocean and pulled over at the first opportunity to scrambled down to the beach and test the water.  My jubilation was not to last. A run of nearly 6,000 miles without a speeding ticket came to a halt last night in Gold Beach, Oregon. ________________________ […]

A Note on Technology 24 March 2009 No Comments

I’ve been thinking a great deal about Horatio Jackson Nelson, who drove a two-cylinder 20 horsepower Winton touring sedan from San Francisco to New York from in the summer of 1903.  His two-month odyssey (May 23rd to July 26th) is generally regarded as the first cross-country road trip.  Horatio’s Drive was an impressive feat, but […]