Category Archives: Automobile Lifestyle

The “Old Car Show” in Central Wisconsin

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I know you’re curious, but let’s ask the question: what is Iola? Iola is an “old car show” located east of Stevens Point, Wisconsin that includes various locations for vehicles, swap meet vendors and … Continue reading

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Commentary: Fifty Years of Hot Wheels

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Want to talk about being born at the right time? I was four years old when Mattel introduced their Hot Wheels cars at the 1968 New York Toy Show. What happened afterward was a phenomenon … Continue reading

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Commentary: Car Season is Back…From The Freezer!

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern It was Saturday. We had significant snowfall through the week, but it enabled a brief gap of recovery for the Twins home opener. However, tradition states that the first MN Cars & Coffee would … Continue reading

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Not The Turkey…or The Stuffing

Tweet 2017 Jeep Renegade Deserthawk – All Photos by Randy Stern What goes well with Thanksgiving? Turkey is a given. Some people substitute it with Tofurky, but others will tell those who eat it that it’s not what the Wampanoag … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: The Insanity of Self-Relocation

Tweet The pratfalls of self-relocation in the snow. – Photo by Michael Larson Moving day. We have all been there. Most of us will most likely use a rental vehicle to achieve either a cross-town or cross-country move. Some of … Continue reading

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Commentary: Commuting Is Bad For Your Health

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Travelogue: Joliet…via Mukwonago – The Road to #MAMA17FR

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I really wanted a vacation… For some, a vacation is a week away from home, going somewhere enjoyable, and doing something relaxing. I should be doing that. I know I have to do that. … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Risks This Work and The Privilege of Driving

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern We talk so much about safety – vehicular safety, mostly – that we often have to remind ourselves of the factors that lead towards making our vehicles sage. One of those factors is the human … Continue reading

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Commentary: What Millennial Consumers Do…

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Want some demographic information about Victory & Reseda? It appears that most readers would fall under the category of being a “millennial.” That generation that came after the first wave of Hip-Hop heads and grunge … Continue reading

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Commentary: In Search of The True Meaning of Inclusion in Another Realm

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern “For all the things you want to do but are unable to – find other things to do that are equally satisfying.” This was what I posted on Facebook back on August 2nd ahead of … Continue reading

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