Minivan Design

We purchased our first parent-mobile in July 2007: a white Subaru Forester. It's a practical car — some call it a chick car. It's safe, efficient, durable and handles well through all seasons, especially winter. We purchased it when we had our first child, and it's performed well through our second. We'll hold onto our Forester, because it's a good car and has low mileage.… Read the rest

This Model Steam Roller Is Cool As Hell!

About 30 years ago, my dad purchased a Wilesco toy steam roller — which is a real, miniature steam-powered steam roller. It’s incredibly authentic for a model, and it resembles a high-priced antique far more than a toy. It’s been sitting on my fireplace mantel for the past four years, and my four-year-old son and my dad prompted me to fire it up for the first time a few days ago.… Read the rest