Deicing Your Windshield

The winter chill is in the air! Even in Texas, we’ve had freezing temperatures. So, make sure you have the proper tools to help with deicing your windshield. Just yesterday, I saw a road rage incident where one driver cut off another driver. The person who was cut off retaliated by throwing an entire strawberry…

Common Auto Repairs

Nothing’s worse than having expensive auto repairs pop up while you are still making payments on your car. Normal maintenance is expected when your car is new. But, anything from wheel bearings, transmission overhaul and engine replacement can be financially devastating. Like a good relationship that has gone bad. It always starts out with that…

Gas Saving Tips

With the high price of fuel, I find myself spending a lot of time just driving around aimlessly searching for the best gas prices. That, in itself, is a waste of fuel. I don’t want anyone to get the wrong idea and think that I’ve been “sniffing” too much fuel here. I can’t win for…

Vehicle Theft Protection

Vehicle Theft Protection What’s up with those Hide-Lock-Take signs? In this day and age, are people really that daft, that they would leave anything of value “visible” in their car in a parking lot? I suppose the answer is “yes.” Unfortunately, sometimes it’s the entire car that is snatched (one of my favorite films, by…

Those Summer Rains

Summer Rains If April showers bring May flowers, then those summer rains are quite a pain. If only I were a poet…a sober poet. But who’s ever heard of a sober poet? What’s the fun in poetry if you can’t attempt to rhyme words like “sobriety” with “dude, where’d I leave my car?” Even a…

Summer Construction Zones

Summer Construction Zones North America is getting a new facelift, thats why we have all these summer construction zones. I hope it doesn’t end up looking like Joan Rivers…what a freak! It seems like they are doing construction on all of the freeways in every state. If your vacation time means taking a road trip,…

Pulling Your Trailer

Pulling Your Trailer Whenever I think of the word “trailer,” it reminds me of my “roots.” The address on my birth certificate is nothing more than “trailer park.” My mother constantly reminds me of that to keep me grounded. My father was a welder and we traveled with the pipeline. It must have been stressful…