Tagged: first car

Chevy Equinox Test Drive: Or How To Melt A Teenager

It started, like any other experience with my teenage daughter, with an epic eye roll. “OMG, that color.” A Chevy Equinox had just been delivered to our house for a test drive and this ungrateful little brat has the gall to criticize its shade of orange (???!!!!)  I pondered how much I could get for her on Ebay, but then reconsidered, because they probably don’t...

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Only In LA: Starter Ride

One of the best categories in LA automobiles is the first car.  Sometimes, it’s mathematical and very simple: Palisades + Recent Grad= Volvo station wagon (with their overpriced East Coast school of choice on the back end) Beverly Hills + learners permit= M3 Malibu + 16th birthday= Escalade (and the keys to the Mammoth house) But it’s the kids with imagination who have created a...

To All The Cars I’ve Loved Before

You know when you break up with someone and it hurts.. a lot? Then, maybe a month, a week, a year later, you are forced to relive the horrific experience by seeing that person, happily involved with another person. Ug. It’s terrible. Whether you see them laughing, fighting, holding hands or making out, the same dreadful feelings endure– do they kiss like me, is her...