Its Friday, its the Vroom Room, and its 2 month to Christmas, come in enjoy the cappuccino and biscotti, join the conversation.
The other day on our usual drive reviewing vehicles we noticed that our favorite thoroughbred horse breeding farm is for sale, as the saying goes..."the only constant is change".
We often wonder, what is the underlying principle of putting fences around data which is readily available , its fascinating to acknowledge the narrow focus (we are being polite) of certain individuals. We often read about innovation, creativity, thinking outside of the box, initiative, how quickly it all gets snuffed out by the powers to be...
Think about this...just like a couple of generations ago there was an interest in old cars and turning them into hot rods, and the folks were known as hot rodders. Today there is a renewed interest in older cars, agreed by older it might be an early 1980's and when you think about it its a 30 year old car today.
Just like hot rodding was not mainstream, the current interest in older cars is also not mainstream, but it has the same cool factor...and these older cars will continue to capture the imagination and interest of perhaps a widening circle of folks.
There remains a strong sense of satisfaction in maintaining an older car, and a certain fun factor which at times borders on frustration...but its cool...at one time doing the work oneself...and at times getting the work done...but its all cool.
Its probably Sun Tzu that mentioned that "it is a wise man that always leaves his opponent an elegant way out" when you sqeeze opponents in a corner it can get ugly...for some reason Canadian politicians at the hghest levels did not read Sun Tzu.
Its always interesting to see the mainstream media comment on vehicle loans, and the disconnect between reality and what they seem to see. Last month we shared more thoughts in Risk Shifting.
Our usual old race cars from Dix Milles Tours du Castellet