Slow and Steady: Model T’s Cross-Country Trip

After 34 days and 3,600 miles across America on dirt roads, the Model T that recreated Edsel Ford’s 1915 road trip from Detroit to San Francisco reached its destination earlier this month. “Seeing America in the slow lane turns out to be amazingly pleasant,” said Mark Gessler, president of the Historic Vehicle Association. “I was surprised how comfortable a 100-year-old car actually is.” Virtually identical to the 1915 Model T Touring...

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Rainy Golf Vacation Inspires Weather App

Philadelphia — How many times have you cursed the weather as it spoiled a vacation, wedding or freshly waxed car? Top among Jay Ciccarone’s weather disappointments was a soggy golf trip to California’s legendary Pebble Beach with his father 21 years ago. “I booked the trip and did not know January was the rainy season in Monterey,” he said. “Had I known this prior, I would have continued with our plans, although I would have been...

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