Bike to school, get food for free

One of the reasons people like Pokemon Go is it gets the couch potatoes off the sofa. It was about getting some exercise. Move over Pokemon Go; there's a new app in town. My open road (MOR) works the same way most of the game apps work, you start at a level and go to [...]

gocycling in Europe – ebike

Anyone who knows me knows that I love the plug-in hybrid. I also love the outdoors. Most my friends love the outdoors as well. Sam and my husband, Stretch, talk about going on a bicycle trip in Europe, but there is no way I am in that type of shape. I take bicycle classes at [...]

Summer foods for the car and the picnic basket

The Summer Fancy Foods Show just ended and some of the new foods we found are perfect for the car, or if you are going on a picnic. We looked for new foods, not foods that were gooey that would melt all over the car, but fun foods to eat. Some of the foods go [...]

Stay at the Ritz-Carlton, drive a Tesla

Half-moon Bay is a quaint seaside town in Northern California where the fog rolls in over your coffee, while you watch the surfers from the shore. The negative ions make the sunshine all the sweeter. The Ritz-Carlton, Half-Moon Bay, has sweetened the feeling of clean, offering a Tesla Driving Experience Package on certain days. The [...]

Bid on Moss and Fangio poster for charity

Auction for Charity William Jeanes is auctioning two items from memorabilia he collected during his years as editor of Car and Driver to benefit veteran auto journalist Bob Long and his family in their time of great need. One is a replica poster, 28 x 19 and framed, from the 1954 German Grand Prix. The [...]

CES2016 – Automotive Electronics, Technology & Health & Fitness

CES - The first auto show of the year The first auto show of the year is only part of a bigger show called the Consumer Electronics Show. Included in that show is Technology and Health and Fitness. Technology, health and fitness, and automobiles are all part of the best, and most exhausting, show on [...]

2016 Rosebowl Parade floats, marching bands, equestrians, and Nellie

Floats Mascot Nellie, and Lou Ann Hammond, show you the floats, bands, and equestrians from this years 2016 Rose Bowl Parade. The Rose Parade's elaborate floats have come a long way since the Tournament's early days. Today, float building is a multi-million dollar business and float construction begins almost immediately after the previous year's parade [...]

Text Neck caused by technology

Text Neck I've always had a curved spine and the associated backaches and headaches that went along with a curved spine. One day I woke up and could barely move. I had all the symptoms of someone that had been spending too much time on the computer and my iPhone, a headache, upper back pain, [...]

By |2020-05-22T17:38:44-07:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness, Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Yoga, stretching and staying in balance while traveling

We all travel; be it on an airplane going to an exciting destination, or driving to the grocery store to get the hummus you absolutely need. And while we all try and sit properly at the beginning, backs nice and straight, shoulders away from the ears, eventually, if we’re there long enough, we sit however [...]

By |2020-05-27T15:32:43-07:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Health & Fitness, Travel|Tags: |0 Comments

CARB explains how Volkswagen got caught and why it matters

Dave Clegern, California Air Resources Board (CARB) spokesperson, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation today. CARB has been regulating diesel since 1996 and Volkswagen was only allowed to bring its cars into California if they met those standards. Why do those standards matter so much? What effect does NOX have [...]