Who’ll stop the rain?

We had a Christmas party about 10 days ago.  On the way home, one of the secretaries (Sharon) had a small issue with the car in front of her.  This was the result. But that is just the start of the problem. It never rains but it pours.

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Things you learn by listening

Previously, I argued that publicity portended the death of Hookers and Squirrels the “Motorsports gathering” (née Cars and Coffee) in Scottsdale.  Me, as an avowed hater of the city and idealized lifestyle of Scottsdale, fully expected that the city would take notice of this completely Constitutional gathering and start whining about “event” permits and other bureaucratic […]

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On the bright side

the Bear has jumped out of the pot of slowly boiling water that was life under mom’s roof. So, I declare victory.  My kid is out and taking on the world more directly.  Yay! Am I thrilled that gaining that measure of independence did not come with true independence (there is a BF/roommate in the […]

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#SOAfx: A Mother’s Work. FUBAR Porn, cranked to 11

If this featured image were up to date, it would have the tip of the scythe painted red with the blood of the dead.

SPOILERS (and NSFW language) AHEAD

Tara SOA

Then the logo would match the streets and floors and sinks of fictional Charming, California. In last night’s season 6 finale of Sons of Anarchy.  We knew there would be blood. Read More

Fancy Parking For Dummies

What is Fancy Parking? Fancy Parking is many things to many people. It’s a way of life, a philosophy, a global movement, and honestly, any attempt to define it would be an insult to Thousands of Fancy Parkers worldwide. But essentially it’s reversing your car into a parking space… This is easier said then done.  If […]

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Soul: Sold

What a difference a couple of months makes. Suddenly (or so it seems), Cars and Coffee has turned into post-Soviet Russia.  No more rigid no ads, no promoting policies.  It’s open season. Suddenly, the “event” has outside corporate presenters. Yay capitalism. (This time: McLaren Scottsdale).  Just as suddenly, no one gives a shit about the […]

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