• Cleaning the oil slick on my driveway

    So I drove over a rock masquerading as a harmless ball of newspaper and it ripped a hole in my engine oil tank and caused a major oil slick on my driveway. Can you believe that? As…

  • Never trust a harmless-looking rock!

    So I was driving home yesterday from a morning of errands with Steev, deep in mother-son conversation as usual. On the road, I saw what looked like a harmless bit of crumpled newspaper and before I knew…

  • of cheap thrills and engine oil

    I came this close to burning up my car engine today. Well, not quite but I saw the oil icon flashing on my dashboard yesterday and wondered, what now? I’m pretty good at checking my battery water…