Views from the Couch

On a somewhat serious note today because of a conversation the other day:

I am sure every girl can recall, at least once as a child,  coming home and telling their parents, uncle, aunt or grandparent about a boy who had pulled her hair, hit her, teased her, pushed her or committed some other playground crime.  I will bet money that most of those, if not all, will tell you that they were told “Oh, that just means he likes you”.  I never really thought much about it before having a daughter of my own.  I find it appalling that this line of bullshit is still being fed to young children.  Look, if you want to tell your child that being verbally and/or physically abused is an acceptable sign of affection, i urge you to rethink your parenting strategy.  If you try and feed MY daughter that crap, you better…

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BA Expat

Changing or improving your life doesn’t have to be a long, frustrating, drawn-out process. I’m always in search of the smallest changes that yield the biggest returns, and below is my collection of quick tips that can make your life easier, more fulfilling, or just less of a pain in the ass.

Try one or two of these and tell me how great they worked.

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Zack’s Not-So-Secret List of Simple Ways to Increase Happiness, Productivity, or General Awesomeness

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Johnny Bond's Hot Wheels

The 5th Avenue Car Show was this weekend in Naples, Florida. I was told by the owner of The Corvette Store in Pompano Beach that it is the largest car show in Florida. There were eight blocks filled with 100s of rare exotics and vintage cars.

The left side of the street is vintage Ferrari’s and the right side of the street is new Ferraris

An extremely rare Mercedes Benz 300 SLR

An original Mustang Shelby GT 350

The Back To The Future Car

This beautiful vintage Ferrari was amongst my favorites at the show

A Ferrari Enzo was a highlight at the show. Only 399 were ever produced

The brand new 2012 McLaren. This car’s direct competition is the Ferrari Italia.

The brand new Corvette was modified to look like a 1960s Stingray

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