Posts Tagged: toyota avalon

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 »

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 »

I’ll take “Doctors and Auto Mechanics” for $500, Alex

If only. Okay, you know where this is going, so let’s get right into it. As mentioned previously, I had a weird August.  Filled with mishaps and money-draining misadventures.  A lot of those events revolved around the health of me and my vehicle. The similarities between “healers”, doctors and mechanics, is quite pronounced.  You go… Read more »