Car Guy Origins
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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 … Read More

The 1986 Scirocco
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The first few months of 1988 were rough. For the most part, my hair had grown back after the boot camp buzz cut from the previous September. It had been a whirlwind from Air Force basic training to tech school … Read More

European Adventure 2019
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As our Amtrak train approached the Newark station I checked our flight status – delayed. While at the check in counter fifteen minutes later, we learned the delay was four hours. A drunken passenger on the inbound flight from Europe … Read More

Watch Photography
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The focus of this page is my watch collection and love of clocks. With a hat tip, you are welcome to use any picture.

911 Hot Wheels & Legos
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The focus of this page is my collection of Porsche 911 Hot Wheels and Legos. With a hat tip, you are welcome to use any picture.

An Xer Looks at Fifty
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Fifty! How the hell did I get here this fast? I guess I’m not alone. Generation X as a whole is getting old and registering for AARP cards. Well, not registering but are of age to register for their old … Read More

Fresh Corduroy
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On a recent trip to Holiday Valley, New York, I jumped out of the Yodeler Lift line to get a photo of the almost pristine corduroy.

Iceland 2018
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I’m going to spare you all of the canceled flight, rainy weather and happy accident details of our trip to Iceland. Let’s face it, the internet is full of detailed stories about Iceland travel. Instead, I’m going to share things … Read More

Holiday Valley, New York
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Like you, I had never heard of Holiday Valley Ski area either. When doing a search for solid eastern ski areas, Holiday Valley showed up a few times as one of the best. Going north from Maryland into the snow … Read More