Protection from rocks in the radiator

I’ve owned my 2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier (“Lightning’s Girl”) for two weeks now, and it’s just a wonderful car. And as long as I take care of it, it should last me for a very long time. And when I say “take care of it,” I had to do a little preventive maintenance for it.…

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I spent THAT much on fuel this week with Lightning’s Girl?

So I’ve owned my 2017 Chevrolet Volt Premier “Lightning’s Girl” for the past week. And obviously there are some inherent costs involved with operating a car. You have to feed it gasoline. And because my car has a pressurized gas tank, there is a recommendation to use high-octane gasoline (91 in a pinch, 93 preferred).…

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Goodbye, Dracourage. Hello, Lightning’s Girl.

NOTE: The Mike’s / Neba hooked rug progress blog post that’s normally scheduled for today will be shown next week at this same time. === Saturday morning. My final day with Dracourage, my 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. The fourth car I’ve ever owned. The fourth GM car. The second Chevrolet. I’ve cleaned out every nook and…

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