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By Daddy Clay Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Some things just work as advertised. One of those things is the Quixx Repair System Headlight Restorer.
Let’s start with this: I’m a minivan guy. Not only that, I’m an old minivan guy.
What I mean to say is that I’m a guy with an old minivan. Okay, I’m old, too. But the point here is that I have always loved and appreciated minivans — the practicality of a vehicle that’s low to the ground with sliding doors. To this day, I fail to see how a slightly more boxy vehicle riding slightly higher off the ground makes me slightly more of a man.
So, a real man is one that falls for image marketing that leads him away from his own self-interest? A real man is easily duped?
But I’ll leave the “aesthetics vs being actually good” debate for another time. Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
I’m driving my 2003 Mazda MPV back from the shop and I almost turn around and take it back. Sure they’ve put in a new catalytic converter and fixed the brakes, but a new problem has cropped up. What’s all the whirring and buzzing, what’s that grinding sound? What’s with all the noise?
Then I realized that after spending full week, and almost a thousand miles, behind the wheel of the 2010 Buick Enclave, I had gone soft. After all that time being spoiled in the relative peace of the Enclave’s quiet cabin, the interior my minivan now sounded like being inside an activated trash compacter being pulled behind a dump truck. Read the rest of this entry »