Category: Opinion

Discipline Required

The intent of this blog is to a) be a place for me to post “columns” to practice my writing, and b) a place to post photographs as I work at being a better photographer. The ultimate goal for the page is to showcase for my work as I transition from having a “normal” job

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Auto Enthusiasts are Poised for a Fun Summer

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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the entire world. Economically, socially, politically, everything is in a state of confusion and, in some cases, fear. The auto manufacturing industry is bleeding hundreds of millions of dollars. People are losing jobs, plants are closed, pending vehicle models are being postponed or canceled outright. On top of that, most

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Is Rivian “The One?”

I first heard of Rivian when I saw their pickup (R1T) and SUV (R1S) at the 2018 LA Auto Show. The stat sheet left me impressed, but skeptical. Electric vehicle companies are known to make pretty outlandish claims (I’m looking at you, Faraday and Lucid). I am wary of a mid-size pickup claiming a 400-mile

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Bring on the C8

Lead photo by GM The Hype The hype over a mid-engine Corvette has been building for decades. With the official debut announced, it is reaching a fever pitch. Chevrolet didn’t have a choice regarding this dramatic move with the Corvette. Anyone who’s driven a C7 hard, specifically the Z06 or ZR-1, knows the current configuration

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How to say goodbye to your free time

If you’re a car enthusiast with a modicum of free time on your hands, I bet you have engaged in the wonderful flight of fantasy that is the on-line car configurator. Any manufacturer worth their salt has a method for you, the buyer/dreamer, to build your own dream car. Some are relatively basic (Ford and

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