On The Road

2,861 words by 13 writers in New York, Garze & elsewhere

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The problem with re-entry...(Where the author is pleased to return home and discovers for the nth time the problems with home)...Part 1

by Charlie Grosso

New york — The joy of sleeping in my own bed again. Six-months on the road is long. To shower in a bathroom where the shower is separate from the toilet holds unparalleled joy. A bathtub. Even if I don’t actually take a bath, it’s nice to know it’s an option. The sound of traffic from Broadway leaks through the windows welcoming me home. Home. Hello. It’s been a long while. Did you miss me? Were you always ...

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It could only happen on a Saturday night in Pàng dàjiě, the Fat Older Sister Restaurant.

by Jan Chipchase

Garze — On the flat-screen in the corner Chinese WWII dramas play out, while in the next room the sounds of electronica + Tibetan warbling belted out from a cheap smartphone battles with seven raucous guests ...

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Undercover in NYC...(Where the author finally, at last, accepts the obvious. Lets not talk about why it took her so long. She feels plenty dumb)...Part 3

by Charlie Grosso

New york — I went on a poorly conceived 3-day camping trip in the Catskills with a friend. Wilderness, campfire and star filled sky was what I had in mind. Except my trek mate’s ODC got the better of him and a s...

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The midnight rambler

by Philippe Castelneau

Montpellier — The road again. The road, like an obsession. The same one, always. The night swallows the road which in turn swallows we. Let it Bleed by the Stones in the car, the volume pushed to the max. Surrender...

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