American Road Trip

On a cultural level, road trips strike all the right notes: individualism, informality, egalitarianism, control of the environment and time, newness and change, a small amount of risk, accomplishment, and of course, fun

Hot hot heat

Transplants to Phoenix often experience climate shock.

American Christmas

There are all kinds of ways to celebrate, or not, in our vast, diverse country.

Flyover States

Stereotypes of other parts of the country rarely match how people in those parts see themselves.