About Victory & ResedaVictory & Reseda is a website/blog telling the story of the automobile through the eyes of freelance automotive writer Randy Stern and friends. This website/blog serves as a virtual intersection of the automobile, its culture, the past, present and future of personal transportation. It also features travel pieces that center on the automotive experience.
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Category Archives: Travel Writing
Tweet Road trippin’- All photos by Randy Stern It was the August of 2009. I remember getting into the office of the job I had for four years and noticed a strange energy around it. About half of the staff … Continue reading
Every year, I try to go to a new destination to visit. Last year was full of exploration within my current home state of Minnesota. I also added Des Moines and the rural parts of Southeastern Iowa and Northeastern Missouri for good measure. This year, aside from further exploration into Minnesota and Wisconsin, I’ve added Detroit as a short weekend stop. Continue reading
Tweet How did we get to this point as a country? I’m sure we got all of the answers available to us. It’s all over social media, the web, traditional electric and print media, too. They range from quiet reflection … Continue reading
Tweet NOT the last train home… – Photo by Randy Stern Nine years of living in the San Francisco Bay Area taught me a lot. Among the lessons I learned being a Northern Californian involved making the right call when … Continue reading
Tweet Des Moines on a Saturday night. Photo by Randy Stern Sometimes, the romance of the open highway may not be as romantic as I once envisioned. When I was younger, I found myself driving between Southern and Northern California … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern If travel is a challenge – let the games begin! On Earth Day, I partook of a challenge that had been swimming in my head for years. The challenge is to do a day … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern What constitutes a good trip? That all depends on the traveler, really. Commonly, we all want a hassle-free experience from the time we leave home to our return. How that is measured is an … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern As Easter approaches, we are reminded by the many ways the world celebrates it. Whether we wake up to express our faith or to follow other traditions identified with that date, Easter symbolizes the possibilities … Continue reading
Tweet The 10:00AM Greyhound Minneapolis-bound express ready to pull out for from the Duluth station. All photos by Randy Stern Intercity buses. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they provide a key link to smaller communities for travelers who do not … Continue reading