Tag Archives: cars and car spotting

three things i could have written about on the blog today

Three things I could have written about on the blog today, if I had been able to take photographs to go with what I wrote. 1–The moral degeneracy of Hobby Lobby.  No, I am not referring to the big box … Continue reading

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there’s a tree growing on my car

There’s a tree growing on my car, in the crevice where the rear deck meets the backlight.  I think it’s a silver maple. I’m sure this is a metaphor for something, but I’m not sure what, and it’s not going … Continue reading

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internet sunday: pickup truck dreaming

The oddest things can be found in the “download” section of the old tablet- like these reference shots of my favorite pickup truck, the postwar (1946) Hudson Big Boy. It was love at first sight when I saw a battleship … Continue reading

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rival vehicles sighted!

On a recent trip to Chicago, I was able to photograph two bitter rivals facing off, nose to nose in a hotel parking lot. Or at least, that’s what it it looked like.  Perhaps, despite appearances, the new Planter’s Nutmobile … Continue reading

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dolphin gray mica

“Dolphin Gray Mica” is the manufacturer’s name for the color of this small Japanese sedan.  It’s a 2013 Mazda 3 Sport, and the color is really rather pretty when you see the car in person.  It’s basically a medium grey, … Continue reading

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internet sunday: that crazy montreal

As car week draws to a close, let’s take a dive into my Pinterest “car stuff” board for a quick look at one of my personal dream cars. This louvered Italian beauty from the ’70s is the not particularly famous … Continue reading

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reviews in general: a hyundai accent

Car week continues with a slapdash first impressions review of a vehicle we had an unexpected chance to drive around in for a while on Wednesday afternoon.  Car: Hyundai Accent.  Configuration: 5 door hatchback. Year: I dunno, pretty recent.  It … Continue reading

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mgb squares (and stupid google)

Looks like we’re having some kind of a car week on the ol’ blog, so let’s continue it with a few square photos* of an absolutely smashing chrome bumper MGB I saw at the post office this morning.  It’s that … Continue reading

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car spotting: 1964 falcon futura

Specifically, a 1964 Falcon Futura convertible, triple black, without those annoying trim bits on the tail lights you sometimes see.  Leaving them as classic Ford plain round tail lights is much tidier.  The Falcon was one of Ford’s best designs … Continue reading

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cars and car spotting: the point system

This is not a car spotting blog, but we do quite a bit of it.  Occasionally point totals are offered as part of the fun, and enough people have asked about how the point system works that I thought I’d … Continue reading

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