Richard Craver

Musings about this world, and the world to come.

Archive for the 'Rant' Category

I Hate Cars, And People Are A Close Second

OK, so I really don’t HATE cars or people, but some days it seems an eventuality.

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The Idiot Whisperer – Part 1

Not all customers in an auto repair shop are idiots. Actually some are nice, pleasant people that simply want to maintain their vehicles and move on with life. Then there are the others.

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Spandex Cyclists And Canadian Geese

Before I get started there will be some that will write me off as a bitter, cynical,  hateful anal orifice; I’m not….really, but the reader is entitled to their wrong opinion.

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Nasty Cars

I admit I don’t keep a spotless vehicle. Even in High School when others were washing, waxing, vacuuming and applying Armor-All and Westley’s Tire Gloss; if my car didn’t have bird droppings on it and the white letters were reasonably clean I was OK.  But some of the cars that come through the doors of […]

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Who Do You Trust For News?

This past weekend I went to the funeral of a lady that is connected to my family by marriage, her older sister is married to one of my uncles, her uncle was my grandmother’s brother in law; as well as thirty some years ago I had dated her daughter for a short period of time. […]

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You Get What You Pay For

Having worked on Acura and Honda automobiles since 1988 I frequently have folks asking me questions about Honda products. Usually it comes from a desire to repair something them self, less expensively or dare I say, cheaply. I try to help, but always end with the same refrain, use Genuine Honda parts, especially on critical […]

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Just A Rant

I went to get my hair cut today. That’s no special event, people do it all the time. I found this guy, Todd Earnhardt at Mocksville Barbershop on the courthouse square in Mocksville, NC; he does a great job with my hair cut of choice, a flat-top. I tell my wife that this is just […]

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