My first ever snow run was in the books and my heart was set on a 4Runner. It was on this run that I learned about a local club in our area which my neighbor had helped to create. He had helped gather together a group of people who love their vehicles, and who love... Continue Reading →
How Ruby Came to Be Part 4: The Decision Making
Before I continue on where we left off, I do need to step back in time for a bit. At the end of my first winter in Oregon (if you consider "winter" to be a week of snow, and then nothing...) I went to the Portland Auto Show with a friend. (you know, the... Continue Reading →
How Ruby Came to Be Part 3: The Neighbor That Changed Everything
I have nothing against a Chevy Impala but…. As I said in part one, I have always wanted an SUV. But a budget of 10k buys you an ‘07 Impala LTZ, or a run down probably-needs-as-many-repairs-as-my-Buick SUV. I know, I know, if I had searched for a deal long enough I likely could have found... Continue Reading →
Why You Should Live a More Unicorn Filled Life.
I have an affinity for Unicorns. (Shocker, I know.) Thankfully it is not nearly as much as the character “Kate” from the movie Dodgeball. (Where my Dodgeball fans at?!) Now, I want to clarify that the name of this blog did not stem from the idea of being an actual unicorn. (I like being a... Continue Reading →
How a Walk in Yellowstone Made Me Contemplate My Life Choices.
I’ve been thinking a lot about decision making lately. (There are many reasons for this, but the reasons why aren’t overly important right now!) The important thing is what it made me think about. Two of my old college roommates and I recently traveled to Yellowstone National Park. Around Old Faithful, there is a long... Continue Reading →
How Ruby Came to Be Part 2: The Cars of my Past
I want an SUV, now what? Unfortunately, I wasn't sure how to answer this question. And as I drove around in my Regal, (Which I loved by the way and still kinda miss to this day for reasons I can't fully explain.) I pondered how I would achieve my SUV dream. But alas, a college student... Continue Reading →