Category Archives: Transportation

Another Distracted Driving Commentary

My friend Mark took me for a drive in his brand new car this past weekend. It’s a sporty, dark blue Ford with a raft of bells and whistles. Mark says he is generally pleased with the car except for … Continue reading

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Vehicle Care Time

Today’s cars and trucks are designed and built for more reliability and safety than ever before. Yet millions of them are relegated to the junkyard much sooner than necessary. One vehicle feature is responsible for this problem–the human owner. Our … Continue reading

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Frustrated Desires

The daydream took place in Egypt. I had projected my mind back to New Years Eve 1999 and was in a sea of hundreds of thousands of people. The event was one I had wanted to attend but the realities … Continue reading

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Ugly Cars

OK, I’ll admit it, sometimes I fall for clickbait. If it’s not clickbait for cats, it’s clickbait for cars. These are the two topics worth wading through disappointing pages that are overloaded with advertising nobody reads. The clickbait is usually … Continue reading

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Tune Up Time

Now that we’re at the beginning of a brand new season, it’s time to plan ahead for weather conditions that will become more extreme. This awareness was drilled into me in school by the industrial arts teacher and at home … Continue reading

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Happy Space Exploration Day

I think today should be celebrated in the same manner that the US celebrates Columbus Day. Perhaps it should even supplant Columbus Day. But, that’s just my opinion. Throughout the Americas, Columbus Day commemorates the anniversary of Columbus’ landing in … Continue reading

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Wooden Cars

This week I stumbled across a used coffee table book at the Goodwill Store. It was nothing special, but the topic interested me. It was a collection of photographs of American cars that were manufactured in the 1940s. I quickly … Continue reading

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