Category Archives: cars

Taco Math

Are we there yet? I still ask that question, so it makes sense that my kids do, too. Fortunately, they’re at the age where I can get them to figure it out for themselves. It’s one of those word problems … Continue reading

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Tom Swifties

I went to hear Elmore Leonard speak at the Coolidge Theater in Boston about 10 years ago. My biggest takeaway was that he never used adverbs when his characters talked. You should be able to tell from the dialogue if … Continue reading

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A tribute to my car, the one I bought brand new and paid for myself, when I got my first real job, the one that received its fatal diagnosis two months ago ($1,800 to repair it), the one that stayed … Continue reading

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