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 →

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 →

#CAS18 Solace — Part Three

With the Chicago Auto Show ready for race day, the third and final thoroughbred is in the starting gate as a new premiere sponsor, Wintrust. Since 1991, Wintrust has provided a hometown bank to the Chicagoland area.  Big bank function with small community bank feel makes Wintrust stand out from others.  Knowing their customers and valuing local... Continue Reading →

#CAS18 Solace—Part Two

Continuing with the great events available at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show...lets talk favorites.  Parents say they don't have favorites, but the kids know different.  Identifying a favorite can be frustrating because "they all taste good".  Your favorite vacation spot?  Usually the beach or the mountains...maybe even Chicago in the winter?  Nah... Recalling favorites make... Continue Reading →

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