I am restoring a 1965 Land Rover Series 2a SWB
(It's been off the road for 5 of my 10 years of ownership).
I also like push mowers, catapults and tobacco pipes from the 60's and 70's.
...I'm not 'into' the 60's and 70's, it just seems that things were built to last back then, and thus they are now in my ownership.
Currently reading books by Mark Twain
"Land Rovers are not accepted for racing - not at this writing anyhow - and they will never replace the limo as a way of transporting the very rich, but they do have style and a kind of studied carelessness. A man who rockets around the suburbs, or attempts to seduce fastidious women, in a Land Rover, is obviously a man worth watching. He must be one who can tell society to go to hell and get away with it." - Car & Driver, Sept 1964
You need to let go of all your expectations. You should only being thinking about how to have fun on the date with the other person. If you don't have fun, start looking for another person. That is IT.
I went on…"
If there is one thing my wife and I disagree on, it's when our two boys(ages 7 and 4) can have some independence. Now, I'm not saying I let my 4-year old walk to the gas station around the block for his own cigarettes or some such nonsense, but when they're allowed to play in the yard or go next door or pick their own clothes without constant supervision. My wife is the controlling one in this area, and I, according to her, am far too easy-going. Both those facts are due to how we were…See More
"You're looking at this wrong. This is the test phase. Not only is failure an option ... failure may be the best option. Couple of reasons for that mindset.
First, neither of you know each other at all. You're still…"