26. 01. 2015

2012 Chevrolet Volt – Two-Year Review

Twenty-seven months, forty-one thousand miles, two moves, three states.  Our Volt is a veteran of the roads now, battle-hardened with dog hair, discarded Fruit Snacks, and its second set of tires.  It’s been...

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11. 12. 2014

Audi, Atop the Ski Jump

I have some well-off relatives that live in Connecticut, and it was at one of their houses where I first remember seeing Audis.  I remember them looking sharp-edged and squared-off, but in the...

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28. 10. 2014

Schonesland Dragoon Trail Drive 2014

The weather could not have been better for Schonesland’s Dragoon Trail drive this past Saturday.  The sky gleamed blue with the occasional bit of glittering cirrus frosting as a procession of Porsches nearly...

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11. 10. 2014

F1 2014 – Four Races Remain

Before anything else can be said about the 2014 Formula 1 season, it is necessary at this point in time to preface with a sincere hope that Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of Nice,...

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10. 06. 2014

In Defense of the 996

At present, the Porsche 996 is besieged by haters everywhere.  Purists pooh-pooh the water cooling and the fried-egg headlights.  There’s the seemingly endless train of detractors ranting about the intermediate shaft bearing/rear main...

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02. 05. 2014

Traffic Enforcement – Or, Really, Roving Tax Collection

  I recently completed a sizeable road trip in the 996: Iowa to New Mexico, and then the return trip, around a month later. It was about seventeen or eighteen hours of drive...

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18. 01. 2014

Schonesland Region Holiday Bash

I’ve been on a writing hiatus for the last six months or so due to some big-time career and living upheavals.  Things finally began to settle down after the New Year—in a new...

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24. 06. 2013

Racing & Inevitability – The 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans

  The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the endurance race of endurance races.  It takes the category to its most extreme.  The most difficult thing to do when racing at the Circuit...

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27. 05. 2013

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day, America.

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18. 04. 2013

Fair and Balanced

  I’m not quite sure why I did this, but I called up foxnews.com a few mornings ago.  I suppose I wanted to know what was going on in the world.  Instead of...

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