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August 30, 2017 – 4:29 pm | 54 views | Edit Post

One of the reasons I bought my 1978 Datsun 280Z was because I was looking for a platform that was light, had strong aftermarket support, and was light-years away from the brand new cars I drive every day as an automotive journalist. I knew that putting a 40 year old car on a race track wouldn’t be as trouble-free of an experience as it had been with my previous track efforts – a 1995 Mazda Miata R package (sadly lost in a flood) and my (still owned) 2004 Cadillac CTS-V – which meant there was a lot of maintenance that had to be taken care of before I’d feel safe exposing it to a high performance driving environment.

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Five Years Of Freelance Writing

May 14, 2013 – 3:03 pm | 47,791 views | Edit Post

Last month marked the five year anniversary of my decision to go into freelancing full-time. I can say now that making the decision to become a freelance writer is the best course I could have possible taken when it comes to selecting a ‘career.’

Arctic Circle Adventures

January 20, 2013 – 12:23 pm | 4,590 views | Edit Post

My latest adventure is on a scale that surpasses anything I have experienced. On January 26, I will be driving a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van from Anchorage, Alaska, up past the Arctic Circle.

Video Review – 2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT Turbo+

November 3, 2011 – 9:35 pm | 2,841 views | Edit Post

This is the first entry in a new feature on this blog where I provide a quick snapshot video review of a brand new automobile. This week I take a look at the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT Turbo+ with the RS package.