Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Google Reaper

Slashdot asks: How long until Google stops building phone hardware?

Answer: Given my track record with Google products, about 2 weeks after I buy one and fall in love with it.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Life list of vehicles

  1. 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier (mom's)
  2. 1982 Plymouth Horizon TC3 
  3. 198? Mercury Grand Marquis wagon (mom's)
  4. 1979 Ford F-250 Ranger (dad's)
  5. 2001 Saturn SW2 (my very first new-from-new car bought with my own hard-eared dollars)
  6. 2004 Saturn ION 3
  7. 1999 BMW F650 "Funduro"
  8. 2012 Subaru Outback
  9. 2006 Yamaha FJR1300AE
  10. 2014 Honda Odyssey

I saw a write-up on my old car that got me feeling nostalgic.  I'm glad that whatever "first beater car" I get for my children will be roughly a thousand times safer and more reliable than that Plymouth.