Car Guy Origins
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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…

The 1986 Scirocco
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The 1986 Scirocco

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 to being stationed in Miami, Florida. For an 18-year old kid that had barely left…

An Xer Looks at Fifty

An Xer Looks at Fifty

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 age discount cards. To be sure I am in no hurry to be a card-carrying…

Flash – A dog story

Flash – A dog story

My wife and I have dodged dog pleading for what seems like a long time. Thus far, our middle son, Chase, has been the most vocal about getting a dog. This is the same son that, at three years old, cried for days about taking motherless ducklings to a rescue center. Of our three boys,…

Hello world!

Hello world!

In keeping with blogging tradition, I am leaving the Hello World title in place.   This post will serve as my welcome to readers and provide some color on what type of ramblings you should expect.  If you have not hit the ‘About me’ page, you will want to drop a click up there.  My plan…