Posts Tagged: subaru legacy

White is the new black

When I moved to live here in Boca Raton, over 20 years ago, it was a surprise move for me. I had always expected to stay “down south”, closer to my Miami roots. My job at the time made the move sensible, as it was a (relatively) quick jaunt to work from my current home,… Read more »

Stop squirming

Cars are like shoes. We use them to go farther and faster.  They offer us protection from the miles traveled and generally make the travel easier. An old pair of shoes is even better.  They’re broken in, comfortable and your feet know just where to be. The same can be said about old cars, which is… Read more »

Road noise

Continuing my series of posts related to my upcoming Great North American Baseball Road Trip… 15,148 miles. That’s not all of it, of course.  There’s also any wandering, side stops, up and back to the hotels and motels, but, bottom line, it’s a lot of driving. Based purely on the point A to point B… Read more »

Manual transition

I began learning how to drive this past weekend. It sure feels that way, at least. After 10 years, I retired the trusty Avalon and now attempt to navigate around town in my new Legacy.  In order to have some hope of making sense of everything, I’ve been reading the monstrous tomes known as the owner’s manuals…. Read more »

The ties that no longer bind

Loyalty is big with me.  I’ve mentioned it many times in many blog posts over many years.  Loyalty to people, places and things. Same state for 50+ years.  Same barber for 40+ years.  Same toothpaste, same paper towels, same underwear (manufacturer, not pair).  And same car dealer for 20+ years. That ended this morning. This… Read more »

Dukes of Boca

Yep, a couple of middle-aged men riding around in sharp cars.  ‘Course, we didn’t own any of them.  And we really didn’t ride around in any, come to think of it. I probably dropped a mention recently how I’m in the process of deciding whether to get a new car (payments!) or continue on to… Read more »