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Old 12-24-2010, 02:59 PM   #1
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Hi everyone!

I have started posting to a new blog called My life with Porsche's. This is a chance to get some writing activity online before I publish my first novel. I will update everyone with details on the book as we get a little closer. But for now, I hope you enjoy it.

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!

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Old 12-27-2010, 03:56 PM   #2
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New Blog post - My Life With Porsches

Please check it out. If you like it, please follow it. I plan to update with one new Blog entry per week.

And as I get closer to publishing my first novel, I will add some links in the blog posts.

Thanks,
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:43 PM   #3
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New Blog Post - My Life with Porsches

New Blog Post, must be Monday!

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/
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Old 01-11-2011, 07:53 PM   #4
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New Blog Post - My Life with Porsches

New blog is up, I would like to say it must be Monday, but for some reason it is Tuesday. I hate to be a day late and a dollar short.

Enjoy and please share, forward or otherwise help me spread the word.

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/2011/01/return-of-french-kid-and-story-of-1-car.html

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Old 01-12-2011, 07:00 PM   #5
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Interesting premise - kind of like the 1 year with a Ferrari.

My suggestion would be to, um, include something that was actually about Porsches. I read down a few pages and didn't notice anything...
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Old 01-12-2011, 08:36 PM   #6
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Blog entries shouldn't be longer than 1000 words or you'll lose readers.
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Old 01-13-2011, 05:00 AM   #7
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A good read: The Gold Plated Porsche. Best book I've read on Porsche ownership. If Blogs were popular at the time it was written, it would have well in that format as well.
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Old 01-13-2011, 05:44 AM   #8
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Great blog, great topic. I'm sure everyone on this forum has similar memories which led them to car fanatacism. I know I do. My dad's MG midget, 914, et al.
I plan to put the blog on my favorites.

Keep it up!
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Old 01-13-2011, 04:46 PM   #9
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We are getting there....I promise. These are just funny background stories. Have a couple more before we get into Porsche ownership. Keep reading 'em though!!

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Interesting premise - kind of like the 1 year with a Ferrari.

My suggestion would be to, um, include something that was actually about Porsches. I read down a few pages and didn't notice anything...
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Hi everyone!

I have started posting to a new blog called My life with Porsche's. This is a chance to get some writing activity online before I publish my first novel. I will update everyone with details on the book as we get a little closer. But for now, I hope you enjoy it.

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!
Just reading the first few paragraphs of your blog stirred some halcyon thoughts of boyhood in me. Especially fond memories of my nanny, and the subsequent introduction to Porsches she taught me . Or, was it the "praise of older women" ?
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Old 01-23-2011, 10:33 AM   #11
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Man, I wish my nanny looked like that!

With a nanny like that, who would want to leave home...or grow up for matter!

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Just reading the first few paragraphs of your blog stirred some halcyon thoughts of boyhood in me. Especially fond memories of my nanny, and the subsequent introduction to Porsches she taught me . Or, was it the "praise of older women" ?
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New Post - My life with Porsches: The Kite and other crappy cars

Check out the new post. Read, enjoy and share!

Relive the worst Renault 8 ever. And then there is our old '57 Fury. I cannot post it's nickname as there may be children reading...

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/2011/01/kite-and-other-crappy-cars.html
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Just reading the first few paragraphs of your blog stirred some halcyon thoughts of boyhood in me. Especially fond memories of my nanny, and the subsequent introduction to Porsches she taught me . Or, was it the "praise of older women" ?

ahhh, so that's why teeners sag lol
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New Blog Post - My Life with Porsches

New Blog is up. I decided to take a break from the automotive stories. So what do you do? You post up a list. In this case the list of cars I think are the ugliest of all time. I had help, my youngest son provided a couple.

So use the comment section and add your $.02 worth and let the blog flames begin! Read, enjoy and share.

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/
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New Blog Post - My Life with Porsches

New blog post is up, pointing out that ice and snow do not mix well in DFW, TX.
Read, enjoy and share.

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/2011/02/driving-in-snow-and-icein-dallas-tx.html
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My Life with Porsches

New Blog post is up, plus the results of the ugliest car poll are finalized.
Check it out and enjoy.

http://mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com/2011/02/finally-our-cars-improvewell-little.html
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In the month and a half since you started your Porsche blog and promoted it here, you have....mentioned a 968 that didn't drive well in a snowstorm.

Dude, this is just false advertising.
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In the month and a half since you started your Porsche blog and promoted it here, you have....mentioned a 968 that didn't drive well in a snowstorm.

Dude, this is just false advertising.
I promise, I am getting to them. I decided to do the stories sequentially. Hey I mentioned my Cayman S last week (albeit briefly!).
And on that note...a new post is up. Enjoy!

www.mylifewithporsches.blogspot.com
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In the month and a half since you started your Porsche blog and promoted it here, you have....mentioned a 968 that didn't drive well in a snowstorm.

Dude, this is just false advertising.
I have to agree with Center... to a point. Boxster's do well in the snow in Wisconsin, Toronto, Michigan. They do not do well in Texas, Georgia, Arizona.
I wonder why????

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