Category Archives: driving

I blame the lady at the BMV for Old Blue’s demise

Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it. Hunter S. Thompson   Old Blue, some of you will recall, is our 2003 Dodge Caravan, our little engine that … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

Here’s something we haven’t had to deal with (yah, ok, that’s an adult perspective) since Colorado!  SNOW.  The call came early this morning – school is cancelled and winter break starts now!  The kids weren’t too happy about that since … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Car

Old Blue gasps, wheezes and rattles as we wind along the country road, lined by dark forests on one side, and a dry stunted corn field on the other.  I am not attentive and caring like a hospice nurse tending … Continue reading

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