Category Archives: Cars

The Slow Death of Driver Involvement

The Slow Death of Driver Involvement Reader note: It has come to my attention that if you are reading this on a smart phone, my entire website does not display.  Among other horrors, this prevents you from clicking on and … Continue reading

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Risk vs. Reward: There but for the grace of Whomever…

Risk vs. Reward: There but for the grace of whomever… As a motorcyclist, do you feel you have “fast” days and “slow” days?  Sometimes you’re in a great mood and really into the road and the machine. You ride aggressively,focusing … Continue reading

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The Misunderstood Career of Danica Patrick

The Misunderstood Career of Danica Patrick Danica Patrick completed her racing career yesterday at the Indy 500, which she had announced earlier would be her last race.  Many before her have made the decision to retire and then changed their … Continue reading

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The Retro Mod Motorcyclist

The Retro Mod Motorcyclist This essay takes several disparate jumps, so those looking for smooth segues between paragraphs will be disappointed. However, it will all come together at the end. I think. I’m a motorcycle enthusiast, but also a car … Continue reading

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Good Customer Service

Good Customer Service, on the other hand… Is rather common, really. We live in a service economy, and for most of us I suspect that good customer service is often not as hailed with shouts of joy as it should … Continue reading

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Purchasing a new 2017 SUV – Part Two

Purchasing  a New 2017 SUV – Part Two Moving on from Part One (see earlier post), at the end of the day it came down to two candidates – the Kia Sportage and the VW Tiguan. We’d been considering the … Continue reading

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Purchasing a Small 2017 SUV – Part I

Purchasing a Small 2017 SUV – Part I I’m probably one of the very few people who enjoy the process of purchasing a new car. Not that I have a lot of practice. We purchased our first new car in … Continue reading

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The Toyota Yaris and other California Adventures

The Toyota Yaris and Other California Adventures We took a jaunt to Las Gatos, California for Thanksgiving.  Due to several factors I needn’t go into, we flew into Sacramento rather than San Jose. San Jose would have been much closer, … Continue reading

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How Physical Therapy Resembles Top Fuel Drag Racing

Physical Therapy and Top Fuel Drag Racing… …have much in common.  That has probably never occurred to you, so let me explain. The past few months have been a physical adventure for me. Various and increasing ills sent me to … Continue reading

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Sometimes it takes a really big village

Sometimes it takes a really big village. This saga has several underlying foundations.  The first is that I have been raising funds for Riders for Health with various events for 16 years.  It all began when I went to work … Continue reading

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