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Oh, Sandy: Your Frankenstorm Open Thread
October 27, 2012 – 10:18 PM | 82 Comments
Oh, Sandy: Your Frankenstorm Open Thread

Hey, friends. A misty rain is starting here in Brooklyn as of this writing, so it's time to open the Sandy thread. Information, anecdotes about travel, local updates, and meltdowns if your significant other is …

The Vine: June 8, 2012
June 8, 2012 – 10:43 AM | 72 Comments
The Vine: June 8, 2012

I could really use some advice, because I'm not having a whole lot of luck with this on my own. My husband Charlie and I want to move our family from the southeastern U.S. to …

Big Country Little Car Tour II: Chicks Dig The Long Haul
July 29, 2011 – 2:35 AM | 86 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II: Chicks Dig The Long Haul

6/30/11
It's back — and it's smaller than ever!
…Just kidding. The trip is waaaaay bigger; the car is the same modest size, but will have cruise control this time oh thank sweet achey Jesus.
Big Country Little …

The Vine: June 10, 2011
June 10, 2011 – 9:00 AM | 83 Comments
The Vine: June 10, 2011

Your readers recently gave brilliant advice for a southern-U.S. road trip, and you and your readers were also really helpful to me in my running-related problem last year (thanks again!). I'd be interested to hear …

The Vine: September 17, 2010
September 17, 2010 – 1:37 PM | 126 Comments
The Vine: September 17, 2010

Dear Sarah,
I will be spending a month in the States shortly, flying into New York on the third of October and out of San Francisco third November. Those flights are pretty much my only parameters. …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 12
April 6, 2010 – 11:43 PM | 26 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 12

Leaving KC, I spotted another Smart. It took some maneuvering to get alongside it, not to mention steering in weekend traffic while taking Compulsive Waving Family to deranged new levels, but I managed it. The …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 11
April 5, 2010 – 8:43 AM | 15 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 11

Friday dawned windy, with thunderstorms in the forecast. Campbell is a brave little cherry Starburst, good in most weather, but she's not perfect; wind moves her around a lot, and on the high setting, her …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 10
April 4, 2010 – 7:49 AM | 12 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 10

People notice the car, and because they notice the car, they notice the plates. Mostly, they comment that they can't believe I drove a Tupperware container all the way from New York City, but now …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 9
April 3, 2010 – 2:45 PM | 13 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 9

I went back to Chao Camp at midday. AB had tried to text me to say that Mad Chao was getting sprung from the clink, but I'd left my phone at Chao Camp, and my …

Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 8
April 2, 2010 – 7:20 PM | 32 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour, Day 8

Where to begin, my friends? The hotel is as good a place as any, because The Atrium is The Weird. It's not bad; it's not gross; it's just weird. I could tell, and locals confirmed, …