My wife’s family have always been travelers. They have been all over the world. When my wife and her sister were young, my in-laws purchased a huge custom, full-sized Chevy van. The vanity plates read “4 R KIDS.” Then, when my wife and her sister were either finishing high school or had started college, my in-laws… Read more
Eh, I don’t think it’s so much the “smell” of gasoline so much as it is the memories, feelings, and emotions that such a smell invokes. I don’t particularly care for the smell my ‘54 produces when I fire it up, but it does stir emotions and makes me smile when I climb into the thing.
And, unfortunately, someone with deep enough pockets to fund a pricey lawsuit. With those personal injury lawsuits, more often than not it’s the attorney working on a contingency basis as the average person doesn’t have the cash to drop on a lawsuit. With the risk of minimal returns, it just compounds the hesitancy… Read more
Money. With personal injury cases, the attorneys are going after the insurance companies. I’ve spoken with many attorneys who have very valid cases, but they don’t pursue them because the other person is uninsured. Even if they got a substantial verdict, they’ll never see a pittance of what the verdict is. Even if… Read more
From the Hoffermanndale Clinic, in Belgium.
May be regional. I was unhappy when a local news agency ran a story saying how, here in Colorado, it’s not technically illegal. It’s highly frowned upon, and you’re obviously taught in driver’s ed not to do it, but it’s not actually on the books as a law. I would prefer people believe it is illegal so they don’t do… Read more
#11 says the 2.0 Turbo, but the description is about the non-turbo version. Completely agree the non-turbo is an absolute dog.
Is it really an “endemic” problem though? Is it regularly found in American cities? Or would you say it’s more accurately described as a freak accident that happens a few times per year in a country with 328,200,000 people? Read more
They were afraid of being smashed into a pulp or having their eyes gouged out and their elbows broken and their kneecaps split and their bodies burned away and their limbs all hacked and mangled and their heads smashed in and their hearts cut out and their livers removed and their bowels unplugged and.... Read more
A neighbor in our community flew his Trump MAGA flag next to his American flag over the weekend. The irony was thick. The Trump cult is indeed still alive and well.
Sparklers behave significantly differently than normal when a significant amount of them are tightly bound together, with the middle one sticking out as a fuse, and then said “fuse” is lit. Don’t be anywhere near it. Read more