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 →

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 →

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 →

Modern. Relevant. Real. The 2018 VW Tiguan

Making a splash for summer, here comes the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.  Loaded with style and class, this VW is working its way into the hearts of car lovers everywhere. This second generation Tiguan stands out in the small SUV market with its "Americanized" size (10.6 inches longer in wheel base) and storage capability (more than... Continue Reading →

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