It was January two years ago that I celebrated 15 years owning this 2002 Red Miata, affectionally named “Fireball” (short for Atomic FireBall, one of my wife’s favorite candies at … Continue Reading 100 K Miata
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 have … Continue Reading My Last Sports Car?
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?
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