So now I own a 2005/06 Saturn Ion…

January 9, 2011. I finished my three days of photography for the Premier Basketball League (one night in Quebec City, then two nights in Barre VT), purchased some tasty homemade Vermont fudge for my Street Academy trivia teammates, took some early-morning winter photographs along the Vermont roadways, and headed home. I entered the rampway from…

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The Check Engine Light

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m trying to get some errands done.  I have to go to Crossgates Mall and print out a photograph for an upcoming art show, then I have to go to Jo-Ann Fabrics and purchase an appropriate frame for same. Let’s Go, Cardachrome – Next stop, Crossgates Mall. Everything’s fine, my Saturn…

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Replacing my Saturn Ion with … the Batmobile???

There is no argument.  The five coolest TV and movie cars anyone could ever own are the 1973 Ford Gran Torino, red body with white checkmark a la Starsky and Hutch; the black Pontiac Trans Am that Burt Reynolds drove from Texarkana to Atlanta in Smokey and the Bandit; the 1971 Dodge Challenger from the…

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Guest Post: Speaking from the Wheel

Hi. This is kind of hard to explain. And hard to believe. Chuck decided to sleep in today.  He went with me to the Adirondacks and back.  We had a great time.  Spent the night together, he and me.  He just got in this morning, and he’s all wiped out. Poor guy.  He has no…

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So after two weeks with my Saturn Ion…

Let’s see…. This is based on having driven for the past seven years with a 1991 Pontiac 6000.  The “6” was my first self-owned car, a car that I didn’t have to share with my wife.  It lasted until about two weeks ago, when it finally drank its last drops of gasoline and headed off…

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