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

The $9,600 Question

Okay hotshot, pop quiz. If you had to pony up $9,600, would you want something to show for it or be empty handed? That’s exactly what I thought. But that’s the situation we found ourselves in today after getting an appraisal from Carmax for the leased Kia Optima, the car that I said we would … Continue reading The $9,600 Question

Is It Me Or…

I was driving down the street today, just minding my own business, when I stopped at a red light. Next to me was a Long Beach Transit hybrid bus. These buses have been a part of their fleet for quite some time now and the observation I’m about to point out never really occurred to … Continue reading Is It Me Or…

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