I love my car. I've driven the same model for years - updating to a newer version of the RX 300 vehicle when necessary. I drive a Lexus and appreciate how dependable and comfortable it is. But there's one thing I've noticed about all Lexus vehicles - they have very sensitive gauges that trigger warning lights at the least little provocation. The downside of this is I've become accustomed to warning lights popping on and off and tend to ignore them.
A gauge is a means of estimating or judging; it's a criterion; a way of knowing if systems are working correctly. Some gauges, if not getting a … [Read More...]
I can almost set my watch by the afternoon thunderstorms that come marching through right about 4:00 pm most summer days. There’s the build-up of ominous dark clouds, sharp flashes of lightning and lots of deep rumbling – followed by varying amounts of rain. Typically the sun comes out soon after.
You don’t need a spa to experience a sauna around here.
One recent afternoon, it all happened differently. The clouds lined up, but next thing I knew, the wind was howling at about 60 mph. The rain was coming in sideways as all the trees and shrubs bent over with the force of the storm. It was … [Read More...]