I've recently learned

That my wife who mostly hates cars and has completely shunned my Studebaker, has a “thing” for ‘61-’66 Ford trucks. There are a few around my neighborhood, and every time she sees one she says “I really like THAT truck. What is it?” And every time I reply “It’s a ‘61-’66 Ford”. Then, I showed her several images of old…

D'awwww

Since the weather has been less awful around here lately, I’ve been rushing home after work and picking my daughter up from daycare on my bike. After a lovely (almost completely uphill) ride home, I roll into the garage and she immediately proclaims “car! car!” and proceeds to beg me to open the door and let her crawl…

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Stutabaga

After not touching it for months, I finally decided to clear all the crap off of it and fire it up. Well, of course the battery was dead and the accelerator pump circuit in the WCFB was plugged up, but after correcting those things, it fired right up and ran beautifully. So, under cover of darkness, I ventured out to…

Doggo update

I mentioned a while back that my lab mix wasn’t taking well to the presence of a tiny human in the house, and that I’d have to re-home him. Well, even though I convinced myself that he and I hadn’t had the best of relationships over the years, I still got pretty damn choked up when he went to the Oregon Humane society…