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Tips for Driving a Stick Shift

If you have never driven stick it can be extremely daunting. There are three pedals instead of two and you can’t just rest your hand on the gear shifter, you actually have to use it. 560 more words

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Christmas/Graduation Gift

Last night my parents got me a new Jeep. It was supposed to be a graduation present, but I got it before Christmas. I am very excited. 76 more words


Week 25: “A nickel! I open my own hotel!” or, Bratislava, Slovakia

Anyone who’s watched EuroTrip will recognize the incredibly over-exaggerated quote above, spoken by a Bratislavan in the movie and poking fun at the perceived low cost of living in Eastern Europe. 968 more words


5 Things You Should Know Before Dating A Car Guy

If you are a female who is uninterested in the car scene then you may want to read this before making the decision to date a car guy. 839 more words


A Sticking Point

One little detail about my fine new vehicle (the Renault Scenic) that I have not previously mentioned is that it is a stick shift, or manual transmission. 641 more words

Car-less in New Orleans

Shortly after moving here, I wrote a blog post about driving in polite and patient New Orleans as compared to traffic-laden road-rage Los Angeles. Driving was so often miserable in L.A., that I did it as little as possible and almost always tried to make it fun – convertible top down, taking winding roads in the hills rather than freeways, music cranked. 486 more words

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