Car inspection comes with large bill

Seems like every year when I take this car in for its annual safety check they find something expensive that has to be done before it will pass. This year it’s the CV joints. Those connect the transmission to the driveshaft, as I understand it, so they have to work. My poor credit card is …

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How to spend two days in suburban DC

I plan to arrive Thursday evening at my hotel, rent a car Friday morning, and head for Annandale just to see what it looks like. I haven’t been there since my family left three days after graduation in 1968. I have to go see our old neighborhood and house. I’m tempted to drive out Braddock …

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