Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tennessee Company Closes After 233 years

I just returned from a trip to Virginia/Tennessee and  was delayed by the devastating tornados which at last count was 249 .  While I was there , I heard on a local news cast about the closing of St. John … Continue reading

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BAILOUT 101, See Where Your Tax Money Went

Just in case you were not on the mailing list when the Bail-outs were handed out, now you  can see where $405,000,000,000. went:  CAUTION, This will tick you off.     This list shows a breakdown of where the Treasury … Continue reading

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OH, the Good ‘Ole Days

OK, One more car story.   (Hey people send these to me).  This is a service postcard that actually gives you prices for Model T Ford repairs.  It also claims that with regular maintenance  , the car will last “One, two, … Continue reading

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Ain’t She a DUESY !

I’m a Car-Guy.  So every once in a while I stumble onto  some really COOL Car Stuff. This 1932 Duesenberg is actually a fully  functional running car…….only it is 1/6 scale. Lou Chenot, a retired mechanical engineer, spends 8-10 hours … Continue reading

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Chevy VOLT, I’m TOLT, Needs a JOLT, to get Cars SOLT.

While listening to the Jerry Doyle Radio Show today, he slipped into  a rant about the word “Hybrid”.   More specifically , he  labeled our country as a “Hybrid nation”.  I started to think about that concept as he mocked the … Continue reading

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