Category: Car

  • 1959 Mini, Floating

  • Being for the Benefit of Mr. Commuter

    Since I’ve started my new job, I’ve been commuting for 39 miles each way from my house in Puyallup to Factoria. It’s a new experience for me, usually taking from 1.5 to 2 hours each way to get to my destination. Just last year, I poked fun at two of my brothers for doing such […]

  • Buggin’

    In an effort to get myself a MacBook Pro I’ve been working on my Volkswagen Beetle that has been in the garage a few years. I restored it in High School and it was quite a project. I lifted the body off of the pan, replaced the rusted out floorboards with new ones, added new […]

  • More Tools!

    I’m not really what you would call a “Mr. Fix It”, but this weekend I was happy to get my hands on a shiny new socket wrench with a 6″ extender. I was trying to get a dead battery out of my beetle and it was proving to be quite a challenge. But a trip […]

  • Traffic Pattern Analysis

    Steve has a great post discussing some theories as to why his commute is better or worse depending on what day it is. I’m glad that other people think about this too as I contemplate it all the time as I’m sitting still on the 167 most mornings. For me it seems that the best […]

  • 230k Miles, Not Dollars

    Please forgive the poor image quality, I took the shot with my cell phone.  Having my 1988 integra pass 230,000 miles this week gives me mixed emotions.  On one side, I’m happy that the car I bought when I was 16 years old has lasted as long as it has.  Keeping in mind that the […]