I must admit that I have had what to many sports car enthusiasts would consider blasphemous thoughts—considerations of buying a car with automatic transmission. In the 40+ years that I … Continue Reading A Stick? Or Not.
I wrote earlier this fall about my 1994 Mazda Miata reaching the significant milestone of “classic” car status. But turns out, my 2002 Mazda Miata, affectionately known as the Fireball … Continue Reading A New Top!
Never did I imagine when I excitedly completed the purchase of this slightly used 1994 Mazda Miata in December of 1996 that I would still be driving her almost 22 … Continue Reading A Classic!
If you are a frequent reader of this blog, you know that automobiles are often featured. I have previously written on cars and the magic they represent for me. As … Continue Reading Has Her Time Come?
Now that my retirement is less than a year away, this is a question that has been rolling around in my head for the last several months. It probably started … Continue Reading Will I Miss My Morning Commute?
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know that I am a lifelong car lover. In the past, I have written about all the Cars that I … Continue Reading A New Car
For those unfamiliar with the term “muscle car” it is an American invention of putting a large block, high performance V-8 engine into a small or midsized car. There is … Continue Reading Too Young for the Muscle Car Era? Too Old for its Resurrection?
Before you get all upset about animal rights violations, this is not a tear-jerk story about a beloved horse having to be put down. No, but it is about the … Continue Reading Had to be Put Down – Part I
For a few years, I tried returning to my hometown Auto Show but it just paled in comparison to Detroit. One year, our family happened to be in San Francisco … Continue Reading Car Shows – II
For someone who has always loved cars, it is surprising that it wasn’t until I was in my 40s before I started going to major car shows. My earliest recollection … Continue Reading Car Shows – I
I had planned on bringing you the second installment of my three part series on Building Books but I had to take a pause to share with you what a … Continue Reading Glorious Top Down Driving Week!
Not long after this (see previous post: A Stable of Cars?), our youngest son moved to an apartment where he had an extra parking spot so he offered to “borrow” … Continue Reading A Stable of Cars!
Sales figures and the Guinness Book of World Records support me when I say that the Mazda Miata has been the most successful two-seater sports car in history. For me, … Continue Reading A Stable of Cars?
It was this Black Grand Prix that I had when I got married in December 1979. And to save money, sometime after we were married, it became our only car … Continue Reading Cars, Cars, Cars
Having a freshly minted driver’s license with only a single car in the drive way was not a happy thought for a sixteen year old. I knew I had to … Continue Reading Cars, Cars
Anyone who knows me well enough knows that I love cars. But even if you have only read my posts here, you know from my series on Miniature Models that … Continue Reading Cars