alternative transportation

Recharged

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It’s just supposed to be a quick trip. Three hours tops. Instead, it turns into an all-day adventure — bookended by hefty doses of…

Plains, trains, automobile

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There was a moment last weekend when I felt like that pilot played by Tom Hardy in “Dunkirk.” We’re driving the Leaf toward Americus,…

Buy your leaf (Part 2)

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When last we left our daring adventurers, they had driven through Atlanta in possibly the city’s worst weekend of traffic. Ever. Their winding path…

Train of Thought

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He seemed like such a gentleman, until he slammed those keys down on the counter. “If you want your damn car, go get it…

A welcome home

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We’ve been out of town for a couple of weeks — more on that soon — and as wonderful a time as folks have…

Walk this way

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Cool morning, and I’m out chopping wood in the empty lot behind the house. I figured if I was going to destroy my spine…

Swamp Thing

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We pushed the canoe through a thin channel, marsh grass brushing our elbows on both sides. Jenn was at the front of the canoe,…

Stationary

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Mine is a love-hate relationship with Atlanta. While the museums, music and restaurants are enticing, the traffic, sprawl and poorly-designed infrastructure make me itch….