Tag: california

Adventures in the *new car

*New to us We’ve been stateside for six months now and have wasted no time in settling in. Since June, we’ve gotten married, built a house, and bought a car! True, there were just two guests at our City Hall…

Pony Homecoming

We got our van back! Tuesday afternoon, as Team USA was losing to Team Belgium, we took Milo in a rental car and drove down to Port Hueneme in Ventura County. We were a bit apprehensive, as the month of…

San Francisco

As if a month in Buenos Aires hadn’t been enough of a respite from the trip, we are now spending one week in the Bay Area. I ate some of my favorite sushi: Stephanie drank a latte that looked just…

New transmission

The auto transmission in the Pony had been hesitating when going from 2nd to 3rd when hot. For the last year or so. The Pony’s main mechanic, Art in Richmond, said “don’t worry about it!”. On the way to Chicago…

important things

We saw this in Holbrook, Arizona: That’s right! A beetle-camper! And it’s for sale, by the way, for $8500. And you can tell I’ve been spending too much time with Juan because I stood there wondering how the thing handled.…