My friend got a new ride

It’s tough buying a car. It always feels like we’re on the precipice of a vehicle with the perfect set of features. Everything’s a concept (or out already in Europe). My friend’s old ride was falling apart and it was difficult to maintain it long enough until the new Outback arrived in dealerships. I can […]

Murphy the cat and a Pontiac

Avanti, Cheese Crinkles and Bunny

Exterior shot: Carol

Whenever a movie is filmed in Cincinnati, folks get excited—which is entirely warranted because this occurrence is rare. This go-round saw Todd Haynes bring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and a host of others to bring Carol to life. The synopsis: “Set in 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls […]

2014 Auto Show

When Jeep first announced the rebirth of the Cherokee nameplate with a relatively radical departure from their current design language, the general online consensus was aghast. I tended to like the new interpretation of the 7 slot grill and thin running lights. (One should note, the actual headlights are in the middle of the bumper.) […]

I fear this is why the winter was so mild

The ol’ Rabbit was breathing hot air. Since the EPA lifted restrictions on freon dispensers, Tom was able to snag one of these EZ-Chills and get me back in cool business. Worked like a charm. Please note the safety precautions Tom is using: not just gloves, but protective eyewear. It’s always safety first around the […]

Beer run

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and area

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, iPhone, exterior The Trabant from a U2 show. I think that was the Zoo Station tour. I dunno. This is the hotdog Phish rode in on, during a New Years Eve show, I believe. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame would be interesting for folks that make […]