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How Far We’ve Come: Nearly a Decade with Dawes
Big Guy Car Guy / OWTK Not Kids Music / Travel

How Far We’ve Come: Nearly a Decade with Dawes

The only point of clocks and maps The only point of looking back Is to see how far we’ve come It was a Thursday night. Not too chilly, not too warm. It was, simply put, a perfect mid-November night in Philly. Parking was still easy to find in the neighborhood […]

The Ultimate Car For The Freelancer
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The Ultimate Car For The Freelancer

The world has changed. My lordy has it ever, but I’m not going too far down that rabbit hole here. In this one specific way, the world has changed dramatically from when my dad was young and from when my older brothers were growing up, because no longer do we […]

2017 Cadenza
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

At Home in La La Land

There were supposed to be more hours to kill in paradise on that Thursday morning. I’d gone Into The Mystic the evening prior, staying up later than advisable if not for the anticipation of a morning spent peacefully under a puffed white duvet until the haze of morning had faded […]

2017 Kia Niro
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The Exhilaration of Kia Niro Sport Mode Is My 7 Seconds In Heaven

We passed through the toll booth together, neck and neck, me in lustrous jolly red, you in a dashing silver that glittered in the midday summer sun. We were a sexy pair. Lazily acquiescing to your forward momentum, I fell in line as we approached the bend in the on-ramp […]

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End

The fireplace glows yellow in the corner of the oversized bungalow room, tossing shadows boldly onto whitewashed walls and gently across rich hardwood floorboards, as a¬†future JC Penney model¬†strums an acoustic guitar. I’m on my back atop the virgin white comforter of a ludicriously comfy king bed constructed, I can […]

The Summer’s On Kia
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The Summer’s On Kia

There wasn’t a need for us to upgrade our family car last summer. We still owed over 10k on the one we owned, but I’d grown tired of its lack of space in the back seat for my growing girls and agitated by the Bluetooth connection that consistently wouldn’t connect. […]

The Kia Niro Drives Me To Happiness
Big Guy Car Guy / Sports

The Kia Niro Drives Me To Happiness

I’ve been on this earth for nearly 500 months. I’ve seen more sport, live and in person, in May 2017 than any single month in my life. I did it all in the fuel efficient comfort of my charming, sporty, hybrid beauty, cherry red Kia Niro. The Kia Niro drives […]

48 Hours in New York City via Rio
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48 Hours in New York City via Rio

New York City is the guy behind a tower of brown and white cardboard boxes piled up onto a hand truck moving east on 43rd street at rush hour on the day before Easter weekend. He is not smiling but the sun splashes across his face all the same. He’s […]

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