Give Me Your Tired And Broken Cars…

The following was written over the Summer and early Fall of 1984. It was the first time I attempted to write anything since I left college to work with my father in the pursuit of a career as a professional automotive repair technician eighteen years earlier. The result of this “State of the Industry Address” was…

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Off To See The Wizard(s)!

Headed out to Scottsdale tomorrow for the Automotive Training Institute’s SuperConference 2013. It’s my seventh or eigth SuperConference in just about as many years… Realistically, it’s become one of my very favorite industry events. Most events like this held at the kind of places that host an ATI SuperConference would suggest an event that is…

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Under Promise…

Every once in a while my MacBook Pro has a bit of a breakdown and demands a little love… It could be the result of schlepping it back and forth between my home office and the shop every day: stuffing it into my backpack, dragging it out to the car, throwing it (Not literally, of…

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