The first snowfall hit at the end of the year, and I was in no way prepared. I had gotten used to wearing shorts and no jacket in December.
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"Travel light" is generally my motto, except for our annual winter trek from Portland, Oregon, to Palm Desert, California. For this sojourn our porta...
A few weeks ago I was on a long drive home and I got stuck on the freeway in traffic, in the middle of the Nevada desert. What happened next was enough to restore my faith in humanity.
Thank you, broken radiator and thermostat, for giving me a feeling of gratitude, and a little bit of terror and indigestion, in my innards.
As much as we all have fantasies about knowing what is under the hood of our car, for most of us, if we are honest, it is as mysterious as intergalactic space travel.
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