Tag Archives: Cars

Doesn’t Everyone Use a Spreadsheet to Research a New Car Purchase?

Doesn’t Everyone Use a Spreadsheet to Research a New Car Purchase?

I’m looking at buying a new three-row SUV, and there are so many choices, and so much information to process, what’s a geeky engineer to do? Why, start a spreadsheet and do some analysis! Read More

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Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 031: ‘Jungle Cruise’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 031: ‘Jungle Cruise’

In today’s episode we talk about our latest trip to Disneyland. We were anticipating Owen’s first time on ‘Star Tours’ but, despite his doctor’s measurements from two weeks ago, Owen wasn’t tall enough. We still had a blast though, and Owen decided that ‘The Jungle Cruise’ is his new favorite ride. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 024: 'Another Disneyland Adventure'

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 024: 'Another Disneyland Adventure'

Another Disneyland trip under our belts. We traveled to Anaheim for the second annual runDisney ‘Star Wars’ race weekend. We spent the Friday before our races in both Disney parks, and this episode contains two segments. First we chat for a few minutes about what rides we are going to go on before getting ready to head to the park (three of Owen’s favorite rides–Autopia, the railroad, and Jungle Cruise all ended up being closed for the day), and then the morning after we talk about what we did at the parks before heading to Owen’s Kids’ Race. Read More

The Crazy Fun of Drag Racing a Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat

The Crazy Fun of Drag Racing a Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) hosts an annual event in Detroit that gives journalists a chance to drive all the company’s vehicles. The brand includes Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, Ram, and Fiat so it’s a pretty big list. It all goes down at Chelsea Proving Grounds in Michigan and this year, they had a little something special planned for the Hellcats. Read More