How You Look at the Sky Or just cruise through, maybe come upon some unexpected little gem like an excerpt from The Candle , In Praise of the Belleville Midgets, The Midgets of Belleville. Part II, Truth in Grass: a Kansas adventure, The Story of the Larned Eagle Optic, Hollywood Calls, You Pick up the Phone,
Hollywood Calls, you pick up the phone part 2 maybe my favorite My Short Happy War in Afghanistan or no, wait, wait, Fangio and the Maserati 250 F for the priceless video of Fangio in a polo shirt and helmet, absolutely relaxed driving a Maserati 250F around a beat up old race track with no run off, no barriers, no safety nothing. My lunch with Rob Walker is a good one even though it leaves out the Betty Grable stories. Then there's Erno Goldfingers house-and-mine, which throws in Ian Flemming, no extra charge. Riding around Laguna Seca with Jackie Stewart was picked up by Jalopnik.com.
Or Uncle John's Prayer
And, of course, the one that started it all, Truck Story
Or go visit Elif Batumen, San Francisco's brightest and funniest writer, a fine lady to curl up with for a good read. Here's Elif's homepage.
Enjoy, Have a ball. Bob