Monthly Archives: July 2012

the cult of Westfalia

westy playdate

Westy owners are a special breed of people. They tend to be mostly mechanically-inclined men and their supportive female counterparts. They like to go places. And not only do they not mind driving slow–they enjoy it and sort of feel…

Heating up

salt desert

We traveled across the country with the heat wave. We took I-80 through the salt desert. It hit a hundred degrees in Salt Lake City that day, where we spent the night with Juan’s friends Dave and Camille and their…

first days


Juan loves driving the Pony. Of the 2,300+ miles we drove, he allowed me to drive about 300. The man is a driving machine. We passed the time by listening to “The Social Animal” by David Brooks on audiobook. The…