Monthly Archives: December 2013

Fortune describes Land Rover popularity as “Renaissance”

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Here’s a nice, and quick, retrospective on Land Rovers recent popularity shift by Fortune Magazine. Or as the author puts it, “the remarkable renaissance of Land Rover.” I don’t think I’ve heard the word “renaissance” used to describe anything related to the car industry in a long time. I’ll take it as a good sign.

The best drive of my life

Baby Marin in her nursery studio.

On Sunday December 15, 2013 at around 3 p.m. I had the best drive of my life. It all started on Friday at 3:18 p.m. when my daughter was born at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital from the Maine Coast Woman Care Midwives in Ellsworth, Maine. A midwifery, I should add, that has had some of […]

Range Rover Sport named 2014 Four Wheeler of the Year

“The Range Rover Sport is part luxury cruiser, part road-shredding sports car, and part trail conquering hero.” ~ FourWheeler Magazine FourWheeler Magazine named the 2014 Range Rover Sport Four Wheeler of the year on Thursday. Check out their reviews of for best off road SUVs in 2014. The list included the Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, Jeep Grand Cherokee […]

Adding a spare tire holder – 1998 Land Rover Discovery 1

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If you’re looking for something Rover related, never fear, ebay is here. I’m sure this applies much more fervently to aged Defenders, but getting parts for Rovers can be a drag. When I bought my Rover the spare tire was tossed in the back to hang out with the rear folding seats. There is nothing […]

Drive-by photography; Hiking Penobscot Mountain

Penobscot Mountain and Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island.

Between working on the yard, house, garage and all that comes with being a first-time homeowner, I needed a break. I decided the best thing would be to put some pavement between me and my quarter acre lot by heading to Acadia to make some pictures and hike Penobscot Mountain. Penobscot is a great little […]