About Victory & ResedaVictory & Reseda is a website/blog telling the story of the automobile through the eyes of freelance automotive writer Randy Stern and friends. This website/blog serves as a virtual intersection of the automobile, its culture, the past, present and future of personal transportation. It also features travel pieces that center on the automotive experience.
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Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern In 2013, I arrived at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin confident, but nervous as I attended my first Midwest Automotive Media Association Spring Rally. Each year yielded its own experience – both … Continue reading
Tweet Rarely do I especially talk about my work in some Twin Cities-based lifestyle magazine. This year marks my seventh year with Lavender Magazine. It is my other primary outlet for my work these days, with over 17,000 copies in … Continue reading
Tweet 2018 Infiniti Q50 3.0t Sport AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern I was going to do a review of a wonderful premium-branded sports sedan, but things did not turn out the way it was supposed to end. Let … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern I am at the age where bucket lists seem to be almost appropriate. Not that I’m dying or preparing to do so. I am actually enjoying living, even if I am a half-step slower than … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern In my many years of living, I strongly agree with some conclusions being made by fellow media people and enthusiasts. We are indeed living in a great time for the automobile. I would not call … Continue reading
Tweet Looking forward… – Photo by Randy Stern Perhaps in the past few weeks, everyone came out with either a “looking back” article or a “looking ahead” one. Obviously, I had a few of these on here. Just your standard … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Welcome to 2018! As with every new year, the anticipation of new tidings and opportunities await. To make resolutions seem a bit aspirational, but how many of us stick to them? Many fall by the … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern What did 2017 yield for you? Hopefully good tidings. Yet, we can all agree how challenging this year has been on many fronts, as well as our personal triumphs. When I look back at this … Continue reading
Tweet It is not enough that the Twin Cities is a place where automotive enthusiasm thrives. There is more to it. Minnesotans love cars, trucks, and SUVs. This is an absolute fact. Our consumerism is strong thanks to a steady … Continue reading