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Blue Highways

blue highways“I was going to stay on the three million miles of bent and narrow rural American two-lane, the roads to Podunk and Toonerville.  Into the sticks, the boondocks, the burgs, backwaters, jerkwaters, the wide-spots-in-the-road, the don’t-blink-or-you’ll-miss-it towns.  Into those places where you say, ‘My God! What if I lived here!’ The middle of nowhere.”