Tag: driving

The Volkswagen Jetta: Why Can't I Just Say No?

The Volkswagen Jetta: Why Can't I Just Say No?
The other day I came to the realization that I have personally owned a lot of vehicles. Sitting down and doing the math, I have basically averaged one vehicle for each year I am old. This is actually quite impressive considering that I am not (nor have ever been) independently wealthy nor am a card... Read more »

Driving a Diesel in Denmark- Is This What Makes The Danes So Happy? (Pt.2)

If you are just jumping into this blog for the first time, please allow me to warn you that today’s installment is a continuation from **THIS BLOG** and should be read first. I am just going to assume that you clicked the link and read the previous post and the beginning of this story first,... Read more »

The Daily Grind- Sunroofs: Let in the Light and Potentially Cause Several Hundred Deaths... Simultaneously.

From a weather standpoint, today is a beautiful day. Gazing down at the thermometer on my vehicle’s information display, I noticed that it was a supposed 60 degrees outside, which placed it 10 degrees above my “…warm enough to open the sunroof and share my personal space with the world” rule. So as the sun... Read more »
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The Daily Grind- Wham, Bam... Uh... Sorry Ma'am.

How do you make a Monday feel more depressing than usual? Answer: Rear end somebody on the way into work and inflict more damage to your vehicle than the one you hit. That alone is BS compounded upon BS compounded upon additional BS! (By the way, is that much BS tax deductible?) I am not... Read more »

The Daily Grind- Quick Quips from My Mind Throughout the Week for Your Enjoyment

Some people say that inspiration strikes like lightning. For me, in clearly came in the form of a pothole that ruptured the sidewall of my tire and instantly left me with a loose pile of rubber, sagging off of an alloy rim. Now I may not be able to pinpoint the exact minute, but I... Read more »

Doing the Pothole Polka With our Vehicles

Doing the Pothole Polka With our Vehicles
I am going to boldly state that drivers living in the Great Lakes Region are the most prepared drivers on the road. Do you think I am kidding? Seriously, look into your trunk or under your hatch and I will bet you have at least two of the following items: a blanket, an ice scraper,... Read more »
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Top 5 Lessons Learned from the NAIAS and Chicago Auto Show In 2014

Top 5 Lessons Learned from the NAIAS and Chicago Auto Show In 2014
As we climb out of the Polar Vortex that had a firm and frigid grasp on the Great Lakes region, we also tipped our hats to two of the most influential displays of automobile innovation and exhibition in the country and in some cases- the world. The 2014 North American International Auto Show and the... Read more »

Speeding... Like a Fireball: 8 Days on the Road With the Fireball Run Adventurerally's Broadcast Crew (Part 1)

Whenever anybody mentions the term “road rally,” most people immediately conjure up images of fast cars, crazy adventures and Burt Reynolds. Like the infamous Cannonball Run, the Fireball Run is made up of people of varied backgrounds, driving across the country and encountering random adventures at every turn, the Fireball Run has a larger message.... Read more »

Navigating New York in a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer: A Real World Road Test and Review

Navigating New York in a 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer: A Real World Road Test and Review
I guess growing up in one of the “Top 3” cities skewed my perceptions a bit. For years, I have heard that New York was a big, hard city, filled with traffic, congestion, wandering pedestrians and food carts. From my observations, there may be some truth to that statement, but I found New York City... Read more »
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Quality Over Quantity: My Quest to Make a Better Blog

Good evening ladies, gentlemen and/or whoever else subscribes to my modest blog. I know I haven’t posted a random rambling in a while, but please know that I have been thinking about you and ways to make this blog better. After sorting out some personal issues as well as finishing up some business related trips,... Read more »