A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 1: Petersen Automotive Museum

Well, if there’s anything that will get me blogging with regular frequency, it’s going out and doing things. And that’s exactly what the kid and I did today. He had heard about an event going on at the Petersen Automotive Museum months ago: a Lamborghini cruise-in. He’s really into said cars right now (to the … Continue reading A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 1: Petersen Automotive Museum

2014: My Year In Review

I know it’s a few days late but I like to wait until the year is over because hey, you never know what can happen, right? Anyhow I bid you a very Happy New Year. And in keeping with what seems to be a new tradition since I’m always taking pictures of even the most … Continue reading 2014: My Year In Review

Legit

Well, it's official: as of today, I'm a permitted motorcycle rider according to the wonderful state of California. Permitted but not licensed. I will get that one I pass the skills exam, the behind-the-handlebars test that shows the DMV that I can skilfully navigate through a row of five cones and a "lollipop" course, both … Continue reading Legit

Our Friday

Last Friday, Ann and I had a list of things to accomplish: Sell our old refrigerator. It was an extra taking up room in the garage and hadn’t been used on a regular basis since I was laid off in 2009, back in a time when I actually made decent money and we could afford … Continue reading Our Friday

Because Driving A Yaris Isn’t Embarrassing Enough

One of the cars we own is a 2010 Toyota Yaris which is about as low as you can go in the econobox scale. It’s a functional car that aside from its better-than-average mileage, isn’t going to be the most appealing to the opposite sex. Not only that, it’s get-up-and-go is subpar and there isn’t … Continue reading Because Driving A Yaris Isn’t Embarrassing Enough