Category Archives: cars

90% of Possession

When I lost my Davy Crockett cap in the late 50s, my Irish Nana told me in a stern voice, “If you lose something, then it wasn’t yours to begin with.” Over my lifetime I’ve lost money, cameras, glasses, wallets, keys, apartment, girlfriends, cars, houses, clothing, friends, family et al. Possession is not permanent. Tempus […]

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CitroŽn DS Campaign. Helmut Newton Sexy Car Sexy Woman Sexy photgrapher Helmut Newton

Faster Than Hell

Back in 1984 a Paris friend bought a fiendishly fast KZ 1100 cc bike. One evening we were sitting at le Savanne, an African transvestite after-hour bar in Les Halles, Francois dangled the keys in front of my face, ďHow you like to take the monster for a ride?Ē I had a Vespa. Its top […]

Dreams of Fast Cars

I am planning a trip to Thailand. My English friends have called with a request to break the JFK-Bangkok flight with a JFK-Heathrow landing. I love them all, but unfortunately for the Limeys I missed my children too much to deviate from my flight plans, although last night a dream transported my unconsciousness wish to […]

TIME HAS COME TODAY by the Chambers Brothers

In the late-60s I attended a Catholic Boys high school ten miles away from my house. No buses or trains ran between the suburbs on the outskirts of Boston and only connection between these bedroom communities was Route 128 orbiting Boston from Nantasket Beach in the South Shore to the North Shore fishing port of […]