Category Archives: V&R Stories

V&R Stories: My Partner and The Car Buying Experience

Tweet All Photos by randy Stern My partner bought a car recently. As much as I try not to embarrass Jason, I figured I’d discuss the happiness he has with this purchase, but also some cautionary tales regarding the car … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: The National Football League and an Automotive Storyteller

Tweet On any given Sunday – All Photos by Randy Stern As much as my brother and I liked the National Football League, it took us a while before we actually went to a game. Before I dive into this … 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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#JustDrive

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Who are you? Are you an enthusiast? Are you a person who wants to be an enthusiast? Do you have the best car in the world? Or, do you have the bets car you can … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: Repping The Job in a PT Cruiser

Tweet Remember the concept of gainful employment. You might be experiencing it right now. You could be in an employment situation where you are performing duties that are not in your job description. Maybe you like doing these tasks…or, not. … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: Going on Tour With The Chorus

Tweet My van, their buses. All photos by Randy Stern Hitting the road on a concert tour? Why, of course I did! When you’re a musician or part of a musical group, it takes the proper logistics to pull off … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: Licensed for Adventure

Tweet It has been 37 years since I first obtained my driver’s license. This laminated card with my photo, stats, restrictions and endorsements has been my passport to the world. Well, maybe just one country – albeit one huge one. … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: The Last Train Home

Tweet NOT the last train home… – Photo by Randy Stern Nine years of living in the San Francisco Bay Area taught me a lot. Among the lessons I learned being a Northern Californian involved making the right call when … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: A Pivotal Moment in My D.C. Life

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern As Easter approaches, we are reminded by the many ways the world celebrates it. Whether we wake up to express our faith or to follow other traditions identified with that date, Easter symbolizes the possibilities … Continue reading

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V&R Stories: Ode to the Hero in the Jaguar V12

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Currently it is January here in Minnesota. There is snow on the ground, salt on the roads and rolling across those roads is a bleak selection of cars. You have blob-shaped quasi-all-wheel-drive crossovers, the occasional automatic Teutonic sports … Continue reading

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