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[ originally published 06/23/11 | updated 02/06/18 ]
Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt. That’s the first thing they teach you.
I’ve been driving slow cars slow long, now.
I might be dangerous if I got another fast car.
Continuing a brief series on change…
What does the future hold for gearheads? Two things immediately come to mind—EVs and self-driving technology. Both of which tend to rub gearheads like us the wrong way, but I worry some of us are at risk of missing out.
Forget the new year’s resolutions this year. Do something simpler. Do something that works. Do three words instead.
Are you ready for the return of Gearbox Magazine?
I am. Kinda. Okay, so I’m shitting bricks. I’m terrified. [Read more…]
I’ve already mentioned living on Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. Riding the 3-wheeler, getting bit by the same dog twice, Dad’s brand new Chevy conversion van – the one stolen/repo’d our first week in Detroit. What I didn’t mention was Fort Bliss was where my brother and I had our first run-in with a Volvo. [Read more…]
It’s been over two months since the last time I published anything here.
Could this be the end of Gearbox Magazine?
Part of me says yes. Part says no.
The second half of my first grade year took place in Seattle, Washington. I’ve never lived in a more interesting neighborhood than I did there. I asked my mom if she remembered the address so I could Google Street View the place. All she remembered was “Magnolia” and the street was “a number of some kind.” (Hey, it’s been 30 years.) [Read more…]
If you hadn’t noticed, I’ve shifted towards more storytelling here lately. I’m trying to post more often; working on my gearhead autobiography. [Read more…]
(Reminder: This is a rough draft.) [Read more…]
And airplanes. Not so much boats and motorcycles, though I’ve always admired them from a distance. Chalk it up to one of those things where you know you’d probably love it and have even less time and money to spend on yet another interest. [Read more…]
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a gearhead. To me, that was better than being anything else. To be a gearhead was to explore the world. [Read more…]
It’s hard to say, who ya are these days,
But you run on anyway, don’t you baby?
You keep runnin’ for another place,
To find that saving grace.
This is me. Sometimes. Right now, maybe.
I’ve wanted one of these since 1991
How agile are you? No, I’m not talking about your ability to stand on one foot, pat yourself on the head with one hand, and rub your belly with your other. I’m talking about intellectual acuity – your ability to think critically on the fly and convert new information into actionable knowledge.
By the way, how’s your project coming along? [Read more…]
It’s been two weeks since I last logged into the site to do anything.