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The FAA N-Registry is a heck of a neat tool... The FAA N-Registry is a heck of a neat tool...

Above is a picture of a Piper Cub (N6856H) taken in August of 1953, in Rhinelander, WI. It was the first airplane that my dad ever rode in, and he kept this photo along with several others of it.

So I'm sitting on the couch watching Barrett-Jackson and drinking bourbon while I read Oppo...

And the announcer makes a comment about how “these cars hold their value very well and this is a great price point, yada yada yada. I look up and see this thing:

DOTS - Svenskstukare edition DOTS - Svenskstukare edition

With what appears to be BMW style 23's - though I think the wheels have a little darker finish than stock, which looks stunning but doesn’t show up that well here.

Oh, and another thing (Of Happenings)

So, at work today I did a grand total of 3 things- wrote up my Oppo review of the new Mercedes; spent 90 minutes meeting with someone on transitioning my current responsibilities; and packed up my desk!

2014 Mercedes E550 - Oppo Review 2014 Mercedes E550 - Oppo Review

So, after spending about six months driving about a million (est.) different cars, I decided that I wanted a CPO E550. That was actually the easy part, because a) there were none in the Chicago area; and b) my wife actually preferred that I get a new car, and lease it (for cash flow reasons). After running through the…

So I went to the DMV today...

To get title and registration on the Mercedes and also renew the sticker on the BMW (after acing Illinois’ half assed emissions test).

I think I saw this car yesterday I think I saw this car yesterday

Didn’t get a picture, because I was absolutely mesmerized by the open exhaust spitting and barking at every shift on the PCH.

This is ridiculous... This is ridiculous...

And by “ridiculous” I mean ‘AWESOME”. Looks like a plain-Jane Tahoe, lowered a bit, with some aftermarket wheels, but there’s a little more to it than that...

Chicken Parm is part of a Russian plot in DC

I’m appalled. Where is Mueller on this one?

Send nudes Send nudes

+10 points for putting the message under the spoiler so it’s only visible at speed

New ride  New ride 

So this morning I flew to Detroit at 6 am to buy this (hopefully) and drive it home. It all worked out - but lots of delays and now I’m fighting holiday traffic. Love the car though. 2014 Mercedes E550, CPO.

New ride  New ride 

So this morning I flew to Detroit at 6 am to buy this (hopefully) and drive it home. It all worked out -  but lots of delays and now I’m fighting holiday traffic. Love the car though. 2014 Mercedes E550, CPO.

New ride  New ride 

So this morning I flew to Detroit at 6 am to buy this (hopefully) and drive it home. It all worked out - but lots of delays and now I’m fighting holiday traffic. Love the car though. 2014 Mercedes E550, CPO.

New ride  New ride 

So this morning I flew to Detroit at 6 am to buy this (hopefully) and drive it home. It all worked out - but lots of delays and now I’m fighting holiday traffic. Love the car though. 2014 Mercedes E550, CPO.

Town Caramino?  Town Carero? Town Caramino?  Town Carero?

Whatever - just a few blocks from home.

Sitting at the Lexus dealer Sitting at the Lexus dealer

This is sharp. Not exactly family friendly but pretty.

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