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Small-Car Syndrome

Today I had the privilege of spending a fair amount of time behind the wheel of the “work car,” otherwise known (by me) as the… 380 more words


My Rogue Protege

Ah, Auto Buddy – up to no good. My littlest reader challenged me to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. What could I do but accept?? 112 more words


1965 - The Year Modern Britain Was Born

1965 – The Year Modern Britain Was Born
By Christopher Bray
Simon & Schuster – £20.00

An enlightening and emphatically liturgical book – from that of a quintessentially artistic and political persuasion at least – … 768 more words


In Praise of the Manual

Sometimes the “easy” way is the best way. Sometimes the “harder” way provides a richer, more rewarding experience.

Such is the manual transmission.

I did not learn to drive on a manual. 895 more words


New Gig: Guest Blogging

I was excited and honored to receive an invitation from Lisa Copeland, General Manager of Fiat of Austin and all-around badass auto industry gal, to contribute to her website, … 66 more words


The World's Fastest Petit Four

I’m not sure what it says about me that my latest hero is a confectionary treat. Whatever, who cares.

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the World’s Fastest Petit Four: 387 more words


Running My Little Heart Out.

I completed 9 miles this morning! This will be the longest run I do until the race, although I will have shorter and shorter jogs. (I’m planning on completing the runs in the following order: 6 miles, 4 miles, 3 miles, 2 miles.) I can’t believe the race is only two weeks away. 192 more words