Name Your Car

Currently I drive a Jeep named Draco.

I like to name my vehicles, because they are an important part of my life.  I live in a rural community and without a good running vehicle I would be in a world of hurt.

Do you name your cars?

Do you need some ideas for a cool name?  Try one of these.

  • Gus
  • Chip
  • Astro
  • Lightning 
  • Fireball
  • Tiger
  • Cosmo 
  • Knight 
  • Stormy 
  • Tron
  • Bandit 
  • Blackhawk 
  • Nitro 
  • Panther 
  • Tank 
  • Chopper 
  • Ace
  • Jet
  • Monster
  • Sparky 
  • Apollo 
  • Bullet 
  • Buzz
  • Comet 
  • Rocket 
  • Zippy 
  • Bolt
  • Roadrunner 
  • Taz
  • Smoky 


Why I Admire Dogs

I was watching my dogs play and thinking about how they were rescued.

Norton was living behind a dumpster.  Buddy was found as a puppy in a box with his siblings and they had been abandoned.  Joey and Blue were both strays found on the side of the road.  Most of them exhibited signs of abuse.

With time, each dog discovered this would be their forever home.  They would always be loved and have plenty of food.  As they relaxed and grew comfortable in their new home, their true personalities began to shine through.

They all live in the moment and never dwell on their past.  They are happy and care free.  I admire them for that ability.

Meyers Briggs Personality Test

I decided to take the Meyers Briggs Personality Test.  You can take the test free at

My personality type is INFP (Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Perception), which is also known as the dreamer personality.

INFP Pros:  idealist, can find the good in any situation, flexible, lead by purity of intent not rewards or punishment, great communicators, and creative

INFP Cons:  often feel misunderstood, can become withdrawn, can be impractical, and dislike dealing with data

This personality type is fairly rare and comprises only 4% of the population.  After I read this, things started to make more sense.  I am unique in my family.  In fact, there is a running joke about the possibility of a baby mixup at the hospital when I was born.

If you have taken this test, I would like to know about your results and what you think about it.


It’s my Birthday and I Want to Have a Mid-Life Crisis

I am 45 years old today and I am ready to have a mid-life crisis.  Here are a few of the things I am considering.

  1. Marring a rockstar
  2. Taking part in a brawl
  3. Buying a Harley-Davidson
  4. Becoming a stand-up comedian
  5. Becoming a cryptozoologist
  6. Becoming a NASCAR driver
  7. Becoming a volunteer firefighter
  8. Learning to play the drums

Do you have any ideas for my mid-life crisis?  Let me know in the comment section.