1987 Ford Mustang GT: What to test drive

When your friend Fred has a friend Fred who sells cars in Paw Paw or some other little wide spot in the road near the highway. It’s not like anything will get weird on a test drive. Maturity can be fleeting, but fortunately it self-triggered when coming into some curves a bit too hot, and…

If I Were Human…

“…I would say, ‘Go to Hell.’ If I were human.” – Commander Spock This is Leonard. Much like Mr. Nimoy, Leonard has moved on. Not like my old Festiva, ripped away from me. More like the star-crossed, brake-eating Flex. Or the Jeep. Buh-bye. This too was star-crossed. The numbers were right, when I needed to get…

What to drive

to BAR/BRI class in Grand Rapids. Thank goodness for cruise control past the speed trap in Walker.

Sirens

Sometimes they look like this” or this:

Some Are More Equal Than Others

One short week ago, I was at a car dealer, thinking about stuff: with kids turning 18 and 21, I didn’t need room for 6 passengers. I am not planning to tow anything after all. I could use more mpg for less money I wanted something less old – metaphorically and otherwise I went in…