A Ferrari Adventure
Adventures | Europe | Ferrari

A Ferrari Adventure

As a father of three sons, I hope to have as many memorable experiences with them as possible. Some experiences I’ll observe and I’ll take part in others. Some experiences the whole family will be a part of and others will be one on one. This is one of the experiences I’m fortunate to have…

The 996 911 Story
911 | 996 | Cars | Porsche

The 996 911 Story

Forty years after my Porsche daydreams started, they finally became reality. There is an arctic silver, 1999 Porsche 911 (996) parked in my garage. This is the short(ish) story. Let’s be clear, this only happened because my wife got tired of my constant remarks and hints about owning a 911. So, to her my enduring…

How we met
Adventures | Around the World

How we met

It’s strange to think that we spent the majority of our lives four hours from each other (me in Pittsburgh, Tracy in Maryland), and yet we didn’t meet each other until we were thousands of miles from our homes. In May 1999, we were both spending our final day of traveling through Europe in the Cinque…

Car Guy Origins
Cars | Porsche | Thoughts

Car Guy Origins

My car fascination began in the spring of 1982 at the wide-eyed age of 12. It all started with a trip to the American institution of 7-Eleven. I grew up in a house that sat one lot removed from a cul-de-sac (the turnaround). The turnaround was the neighborhood play area. My street had little traffic…

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