Plates

I like looking at license plates. Not so much the standard issue plates, but the vanity plates are awesome. I really like trying to figure out what they mean. Some, I find, are really easy. They basically spell out a person's name or inform you that the driver has eight grandchildren. Some aren't so easy. … Continue reading Plates

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The 5 Annoyances of Christmas

I know. You just read that title and thought, "This guy's such a Grinch!" But I'm really not. I love Christmas. I might not get as into the holiday spirit as a lot of people do, but I certainly don't sit around thinking of ways to ruin Christmas for everyone around me. There are just … Continue reading The 5 Annoyances of Christmas

My New Pet Peeve

Kids, I've recently discovered that I have a new biggest pet peeve. For years, my biggest pet peeve was people who refuse to use a turn signal. Didn't matter if it was because they were changing lanes or turning onto a different street. The signal is there for a reason. It's not just a courtesy … Continue reading My New Pet Peeve

So Many Questions, Part IV

Are you still paying attention? We've gotten through the first, second, and third parts of this extremely long questionnaire. If you've stuck it out all week, bless you. Let's keep it going... 61. Predict what your life will look like a year from now. I imagine that life will be very different from me this … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part IV

So Many Questions, Part II

In case you missed my post yesterday, you've stumbled into the midst of a week long questionnaire. This list contains 100 questions which I am dividing up throughout the week. Questions 1-20 were dealt with in yesterday's post. Go back if you need to see those answers. And now, we resume the epic answers to … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part II

AFI #93 – The French Connection

The French Connection 1971 Directed by William Friedkin Netflix says... Violent, foul-mouthed detective "Popeye" Doyle (Gene Hackman) pursues a suave French drug dealer (Fernando Rey) through New York City with Captain Ahab-like zeal. Featuring a legendary car-vs.-train chase scene that stands the test of time, the film won the Best Picture Oscar. William Friedkin's groundbreaking … Continue reading AFI #93 – The French Connection

Backing Up

I've been the proud owner of three cars in my life. Before those, I drove two of my parents cars. All of those cars have been fairly small vehicles. I like small cars. I like the fact that, in a small car, you can turn on a dime. I've never owned a car that I … Continue reading Backing Up