Category Archives: Driving

A Lesson From the Old Man

A Lesson From the Old Man When I was about 19, my parents bought a second car. For most of my life we’d only had one but with 4 drivers now in the house, the whole “who gets the car tonight?” discussion was turning into a slightly more polite version of a WWF Smackdown. So the […]

Bumper Sticker Wisdom

One of the great things about the transition from the horse and buggy to the automobile is that it allowed for the introduction of the concept known as “the bumper sticker”. Here are 10 bumper stickers that caught my eye recently and my thoughts on them: “My Karma Ran Over My Dogma”-  I like this one […]

Heyyyyy.…look! It’s Tom!! No Wayyyyyyy!!!!”

  So Tom is a pal of mine.  Our boys play sports together, our girls hang out and annoy each other during their brother’s sporting events, our wives get together over wine and talk about what schmucks we are.  You know, the usual mid-life stuff. Yesterday I’m rolling home from a park outing with my […]

Raising 20th Century Parents in the 21st Century

As I may have mentioned before, I love my parents.  They’re great people, good role models, and back in the day when they were raising me, they did a damn fine job. Of course, that doesn’t mean they don’t sometimes make me want to pull my few remaining hairs out. Especially when it comes to travel. Case […]