Posts for August 2014

Getting Perspective at the Indianhead Car Show

If you’ve never been to a classic car show, I can assure you you’re missing out on a great experience. You don’t have to be all that interested in classic cars or even cars in general to enjoy yourself. Let me put it this way: when you’re out there, surrounded by hundreds of these sophisticated machines that have been restored to the same glory that helped define the... Read More

Weight Distribution Hitches from 30,000 Feet

I’ve never been very good at poker. If you’re anything like me, the first time you heard someone mention a weight distribution hitch, you nodded right along, saying “Oh, yeah, of course, a weight distri-uh hitch. Yeah, I know what that is. Totally.” I had no idea what a weight distribution hitch was the first time someone mentioned one. I didn’t know what it wa... Read More

On a Recent Camping Trip up to Lake Superior

On a recent camping trip up to Lake Superior, my brothers and I had a chance meeting with a distant relative. We had driven into Duluth, MN on our way up the shoreline to Two Harbors where my great grandpa had worked on the railroad, hauling iron ore from the mines out to the barges. As we came into town, my older brother, realizing the familiar location, suggested a minor detour from our c... Read More

If You Give a Mouse a Trailer Hitch, He'll Probably Ask for Some Accessories

Did you ever read the children’s book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? You may remember it from when you were a kid, or if you have kids of your own, you’ve likely read it more recently than the rest of us. Basically, the story goes that if you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll probably want a glass of milk with it. If you give him the milk, he’ll probably want som... Read More

On a Recent Camping Trip up to Lake Superior

On a recent camping trip up to Lake Superior, my brothers and I had a chance meeting with a distant relative. We had driven into Duluth, MN on our way up the shoreline to Two Harbors where my great grandpa had worked on the railroad, hauling iron ore from the mines out to the barges. As we came into town, my older brother, realizing the familiar location, suggested a minor detour from our c... Read More

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