Archive for the 'transportation' Category

12 May

Favorite Car

I heard a commercial on TV today – it stated we each owned 12 cars in our lifetime, and had one favorite of them all. I got to thinking. I have owned quite a few more than that – I have been lucky to drive many different kinds, brands, and styles. But I didn’t even […]

28 Aug

Afternoon Motorcycle Ride

We don’t get to ride too often these days, but today was a day that we did. And how grand it was! For years before we had a family, we went everywhere on our motorcycle – even climbed Mount Washington when it was still dirt. Once the children started arriving, I wouldn’t take the risk […]

20 Aug

Breaking the Sound Barrier

Did you know that you can “see” sound? Take a look at the above image that has been borrowed from the Wiki. It is a Navy FA-18 Hornet that is passing from transonic to supersonic speed. The white halo is said to form from the condensed water droplets in the air as the air pressure […]

01 Aug

Deer at Night

We live in the country and are well aware of the wildlife on the roads at night. For all the years we have lived here, we have been pretty lucky. But we aren’t usually out on the roads much at night either. My son was driving his girlfriend home last Wednesday night about 10:15. Not […]

22 Aug

Always a Lady

They are all shes – all the names on these boats are female. I heard a question asked on a TV show as to why this was, but no one seemed to have any definitive answers. After looking around online, I found there are just as many answers as there are people.  One opinion had […]

25 Mar

Shortcuts Quote by Beverly Sills

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – by Beverly Sills

21 Feb

Happiness Quote by the Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something ready made.  It comes from your own actions. -by the Dalai Lama

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