Category Archives: Motorcars

New car, whee!

I got a new car yesterday, a 2017 Nissan Rogue AWD. We had been new-car shopping on and off for several weeks, and yesterday we did the deed. It has every bell and whistle known to man, or at least … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 3, the end.

We arrived at the Cascade uneventfully on Monday evening (yay!). Cabin 11, the Honeymoon Cabin, was ours for four nights. I had finished knitting a shawlette/scarf for myself on the drive and was hard at work on the second sock … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 2.

The van performed so well on the drive across southern Minnesota that we decided to chance it and skip the changing cars part. Onward to the Cascade! Although the van worked fine, I had trouble with my iPhone. It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 1.

Earlier this fall we decided we needed to make the trek to Sioux Fall to see Elder Son, whom we hadn’t seen since the Fourth of July weekend. Because his schedule includes being the on-call resident on certain weekends, we … Continue reading

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Livin’ in the snow. And lovin’ it. Or not.

Any of you in New England, particularly in the Boston area, may want to look away from this post. Unlike you, we have places to put our snow. A couple weeks ago Smokey was backing his car down the driveway. … Continue reading

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Nostalgia.

I was searching through my iPhoto library for a photo of the mini-mini-motorhome — found it! — and came across some others that I felt the need to share. I sincerely hope none of you are still on dial-up because … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the auto edition.

Boy howdy, can I get into this one! Smokey is a car collector, so we have had, quite literally, DOZENS of cars. I will list the ones that were my primary car. Some I picked out myself, some were assigned … Continue reading

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If it is Sunday, I must be muttering. And stuff.

First, the mutterings. 64 :: When I'm… Dark :: Crystal. Honor :: thy father. Crystal :: Gayle. Postscript :: printer. Things :: go awry. Fever :: heat. Bare :: butt. Thump :: Bunny! Point of view :: slanted. * * … Continue reading

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Mutterings on a Monday.

Packing :: road trip! Rent :: lease. Inspire :: knitting. Anti-social :: behavior Common :: goals. Repeats :: lots. Dracula :: Count. Cross :: -eyed Short sighted :: myopic. Corrupt :: officials. (Sigh.) * * * * * I have … Continue reading

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Mutterings, knitting, cars, computers. And stuff.

Interests :: varied. Bloom :: Harold. Ceiling :: sky. Tears :: roses. Jerk :: chicken. Weight :: free. Friends :: many. Camera :: lens. Chicken :: jerk. Hose :: garden. * * * * * Other items OTN. A couple … Continue reading

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