For some time now, I have been thinking about what should be my first road trip after I retire. Just to be clear, I am not talking about a road … Continue Reading First Road Trip
As long as I can remember, I have always loved car magazines. Of course this should not come as a surprise for someone like me who loves cars. At one … Continue Reading Old Car Magazines
Not long ago, the day came that I needed to transport my 1/18-scale model cars home from my office. This was in preparation for my final office move before our … Continue Reading Miniature Car Moving Day
Last year, I wrote about a “birthday” of sorts for my 1994 Mazda Miata as it was celebrating 20 years with me. I was pleased to learn that this post … Continue Reading Going on Sweet 16
The 14th this week will mark a birthday of sorts. It will be 20 years that I have owned my white 1994 Mazda Miata, affectionately known as “the Marshmallow” (so … Continue Reading No Longer a Teenager!
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
Now that March Madness is over, for me spring can begin. At least where I live, the conclusion of those three exciting weekends of college basketball always spells the end … Continue Reading Glorious Spring
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
It was just the next year in 2008 when I would have the quintessential Dragon experience. That was the year our youngest son turned 21 and I suggested to my … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – Quintessential Experience
Having just had a small taste of what it was like driving the Tail of the Dragon in 2005, I knew I needed more. So when my wife and I … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – Two More Runs
Cold wintery weather makes me long for warm summer days when I can drive with the top down in my little red sports car. And it was a warm August … Continue Reading NC Road Trip: Tail of the Dragon – First Experience
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!
Refreshed from a couple of days of relaxation while reliving childhood memories, I was saddened to be leaving Asheville but excited about finishing my journey. While this portion of the … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 3
The next day, the weather was perfect for a top-down drive. Knowing that I would be sitting in the car all day, I decided to take a short run to … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 2
Growing up, my family frequently vacationed in western North Carolina. And whenever we traveled to Asheville, NC, one of my favorite summertime activities was to get to ride on the … Continue Reading Blue Ridge Parkway – Day 1
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!