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Single and thrifty?  Part 2 – five recommended compact SUVs
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Single and thrifty? Part 2 – five recommended compact SUVs

  Single and thrifty?  Part 2 – Recommended compact CUVs After daughter Jenn requested my top recommended ‘cars’ for her frugal, thirty-something friends, I came up with my five favourite compact cars.  Just what she’d asked for.  But “Nooooo”, she complained, “all my friends want to buy SUVs.” That’s a […]

Single and thrifty?  Here are 5 recommended compact cars for you, ranging from $16,479 to $21,175
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Single and thrifty? Here are 5 recommended compact cars for you, ranging from $16,479 to $21,175

Single and Thrifty?  Here are the best cars from $16,479 – $21,175 The compact car segment is my favourite.  Compact cars are roomy enough for most folks, fuel efficient, and fun to drive.  Prices are affordable and they have sufficient power to easily handle a cross-country tour.  Compacts are the […]

2012 Honda CRV Touring
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2012 Honda CRV Touring

One of Honda’s best-sellers, the CRV, arrives totally redesigned for 2012.  Honda’s popular compact crossover SUV’s newest reincarnation is evolutionary, rather than revolutionary, but there’s still plenty of good news for consumers.  The 2012 CRV boasts a lower base price ($25,990 for 2012 vs. $26,290 for 2011), more power (185 […]

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Passion

Love, art and religion are three aspects of life in which we freely abandon rational thinking. We don’t use spreadsheets and cost-benefit analysis to choose our lovers, decide whether Monet is better than Andy Warhol, and I’m not touching religion with a ten-foot pole. It’s been said there’s a fine […]

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Sayonara, 2007 Honda GL1800A Gold Wing

Lordy, lordy, lordy!  What have I done?? My trusty 2007 Honda GL1800A Gold Wing is gone.  Hopefully to a good home and an owner who will appreciate that this is arguably the finest luxury touring motorcycle the world has ever seen. The Wing has been in my stable for four […]

2010 Honda VFR1200FA
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2010 Honda VFR1200FA

(From the Archives) Honda is the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and internal combustion engines, so it comes as no surprise when the company launches a technological wonder like the all-new for 2010 Honda VFR1200.  This V-four shaft-drive ‘sportbike’ is a showcase for Honda’s engineering might.  This is motorcycling’s equivalent […]

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2008 Honda Varadero XL1000V

  (From the Archives) You’re overworked and underpaid.  The boss makes another unreasonable demand he apparently dreamt up on Pluto.  On days like this you regret not signing up for meditation classes and steal a few seconds to stare out the window, imagining how blissful life would be seeing the […]