Life Happens In Cars

The hunt. Stalking prey. Searching every nook and crannie. It's out there. It will be found.If you've ever watched an episode of "Chasing Classic Cars" with Wayne Carini or "Overhaulin'" with Chip Foose or a multitude of other gems on the Velocity Channel, you understand this concept of the "chase" as Wayne has so appropriately... Continue Reading →

More Than Baseball @ Dodger Stadium

Baseball.  America's pastime.  Love it or hate it, it's four to five hours of pleasure or pain for those who enjoy/endure it.  If you have a baseball lover in your house, you know what I mean.  Yes.  I love baseball. This year's World Series between the Red Sox and Dodgers has begun with a bang... Continue Reading →

October Brings out the German in All of Us

"Jeder ist ein bisschen Deutsch im Oktober"; translation - Everyone is a little German in October. Sausages, beer, and merry-making are all things we Americans think of during this time of year.  A good Octoberfest celebration can be had just about anywhere in the country.  German or not, it's a reason to celebrate. Herr Hartman... Continue Reading →

Fall Arrived Today

Thumbnail moon, tell me the story of fall. What colors will you bring to the leafy wilderness? How many marshmallows will I toast to perfection? Who will I snuggle with at the bonfire?  The anticipation for all that fall brings began today. The 80s made their departure. Here to stay...the fabulous 60s and windows open... Continue Reading →

Voices From the Past – Lessons Learned

I was interviewed last week by a local news outlet for whom I'll be writing auto content.  Excited about the new opportunity I anxiously awaited the phone call at the appointed time. Pleasantries were exchanged and recorders were activated as I answered reasonable questions about how and why I blog, where I went to school,... Continue Reading →

Honor Your Mother

Mothers are special. They know you better than you know yourself. They never give up, never give in, they are everywhere, just like Visa. One mother that is still alive and kicking is known by a number as well. No it's not 007, but just as stealthy, 66. Celebrations line the way from Chicago to... Continue Reading →

Bugs We’ll Miss

While picking tomatoes in the yard the other day I could not believe the get-up I had to put on.  Living in Kentucky or any other place comes with its challenges and that day it was with nature. The all-volunteer group of tomato vines in question had suddenly appeared late June, first as possible weeds. ... Continue Reading →

A Love That Endures

Most of the time the ones we love deeply are a product of chance.  We are born into families by no will of our own and make deep seeded bonds naturally through the vast amount of time we spend together and care we give. Other lifetime loves come by choice.  A moment in time, an... Continue Reading →

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