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 →

Thrills Underfoot

Abundant. Big. Considerable. Hefty. Substantial. Weighty. While researching synonyms for "lead-footed" it occurred to me that being a "lead-foot" has nothing to do with the car one drives.  No matter the ride, a "lead-foot" will push said car just a little harder than the average granny.  No offense to grannies. I felt in no way... Continue Reading →

Grace. Honor. Mustangs.

  If you've ever driven a truly remarkable automobile you can understand the meaning of this post. Whether it was your first car, last car, or any one in-between we don't usually think of inanimate objects as being honorable or graceful.  These words are usually used to describe humans or the acts they perform, i.e.... Continue Reading →

Epitome of Elegance – A Day at the Concours

*WARNING* Elegant photos of automobiles displayed in a beautiful setting present in this post.  Prepare to spend some time gawking... Elegance, it's a lost art.  Men in suits, ladies in dresses and hats.  Seems we have reserved this elegance for Wall Street and the Kentucky Derby alone, but pulling out all the stops, I present... Continue Reading →

Cars, Coffee and Carini

The sun arose to greet the loyal enthusiasts early Saturday in Pure Michigan.  A day had come for car lovers all over the midwest to show their wares, drool over their hopes, and appreciate the one and only Concours d’Elegance of America. A bevy of volunteers shine every year and for the past 40 in... Continue Reading →

All You Need in the All-New Ford EcoSport

Needs. Wants. Your parents (if you were lucky) explained the difference between these two words to you at a young age.  Usually it was defined as a battle.  Good vs. evil.  Day vs. night.  Self-sufficient vs. in debt. Not so with the all-new Ford EcoSport.  It's everything you need and all you could want in a... Continue Reading →

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