Shout it from the rooftops! At long last, our extremely dry state is getting rain after (nearly) a year! Ask any Arizonan if they enjoy the rain and I will guarantee they say yes. If they don’t then they’re not really from here. Imposters! I find it hard to understand how some people scoff and…

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Summer is the season for roads trips. The warm weather and desire to escape it is enough to get anyone in an air-conditioned car. Besides, who wants to stay at home all summer anyway? We are meant to travel and see the world during these few warm, and sometimes unbearably scorching, months. If you have…

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As we all are aware of, all car models 1986 and newer have a third brake light or “cyclops” light. This was a safety measure enacted by the Reagan administration to reduce the number of low-speed rear accidents. Whether it works to prevent accidents or not, all cars have them. Some are on trunk doors…

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Finally! The weather here in Arizona is improving and temperatures are rising. Not that we had a winter, it was actually warmer than usual, but temps in the high 60s and 70s are simply perfect. The only thing I think we all wish for is a little rain to bless our very dry state, but…

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Cars have been around for our entire lives and its history is one of great fascination. Sadly, no one today that was around before automobiles were invented. Before you jump up to argue, the oldest living person was born in 1900 and the first automobile was invented around 1885. So, everyone alive today is younger…

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We all have seen it. That gross, cloudy film that suddenly appears on the inside of your windshield. No one ever notices it until driving directly into the sunlight, when the film decides you don’t need to see the road anymore. And no one ever thinks to clean it off, since it rarely makes an…

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Yes, I know, we are 16 days into the new year but to be fair, there were some other blogs from last year that I never posted. So, I wanted to make sure those were out there before I wrote this one. You might be wondering how a new year post would have anything to…

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The first day of winter has come and gone and the real winter weather is finally kicking in. With temperatures here in our state plummeting for winters arrival, it’s important to start to prep for the even colder months to come in the new year. Although Arizona rarely sees more than 6 inches of snow,…

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School has started! This means your teen driver will be driving to and from school every day, five days a week, at peak morning rush hour. Gone are the days of minivan carpools and early morning shuttle runs. Despite all the great things that come with a teen driver, there are a few things you…

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For every other state in the Mid-West, on the East Coast, in the South, and in New England, the changing colors of trees and the Autumn breeze just means more yard work. Simply it’s just another task to complete having to rake the leaves, bag the leaves, mulch the leaves. It’s a yearly process they…

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