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 […]Read more "Fancy Parking For Dummies"
Am I turning into my grandfathers? Last year it was this: This was the old man’s dream: power windows, power locks, power motor, plus style and gravitas. Karma: I don’t think he lusted after the falling apart piece of shitness of this particular example. He had the money, but had to wait for the old lady […]Read more "Monday Musing"
In our last episode, the great truck hunt was down to 3 finalists. There was one clear favorite, lack of hemi notwithstanding. We took it easy yesterday, being wickedly hungover a bit peeved at Buck, our sales rep for a terse and kinda rude exchange Saturday about valuing a trade. Karma: also because Lurleen, uh, […]Read more "Zinda, his face black, his eyes red. But not for long."
So i am looking for new wheels. I want to be up higher, esp for some of the photo ideas i have. Also, this is a good year for some extra writeoffs, like a sales tax whale. Lurleen has dreams of a trailer. So, the new whatever needs: tow ability; room for Lurleen, kid(s) and/or […]Read more "And Then There Were Three?"
This is the 2013 Ford Focus Electric. I like it a lot. I thought about getting a Fiesta. Focus is roomier. It’s a million times better than the previous generation. The ST is mad sexy. The electric? I think I have to pass. It’s all about sticker shock. Forty grand base price? Ouch. That’s a […]Read more "#FordCES 2013: Country Club Living"
the way it looks to us today, you’d say incredible… Ford jingle, ca. 1980 (hyping the 1981 Escort “world car“) Or, You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby. Or, Why yes, they’re real.Read more "If you could see tomorrow"