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Swadeology Readers’ Garage – in pictures

Your pictures were appended to your census comments last week, but I figured the effort people went to to send in some photos deserved a bit more recognition than that. So, here are your cars in a post of their own. There’s an undeniable Swedish...

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Saab People Buying Cars That Aren’t Saabs

There was some chagrin recently when Tim mentioned in comments on Saabs United that he was thinking of buying a BMW. How could someone so dedicated ever consider another brand? Some people expressed surprise, others disappointment. My advice: build a bridge and get over it....

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Selling Your Car? Take Great Photos!

I’m always amazed at the number of people who include terrible, poorly lit and poorly composed photos in advertisements for cars they’re trying to sell. If you’re selling your car and trying to coax someone into spending thousands of dollars – or maybe tens of...

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Census – How Many Cars Are In Your ‘Garage’?

UPDATE! – Everything works better with photos. If you’d like me to include a photo with your comment then send a picture to swade99-at-gmail-dot-com and I’ll weave some magic and include the pic(s) with your comment. Check out some of your fellow reader’s rides in...

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(Mega) Classics By The Beach – August 2014

oday was the first Sunday of the month and after a few months away on family visits, it was great for me to get back to Classics By The Beach. And what a day! We had some terrible weather in Hobart last week, but it’s...

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What’s Your Ideal 4-Car Garage?

We’ve been house-hunting recently. We thought we’d found a good one, too. If we’d gone ahead and bought it, this would have been my garage/workshop That would have been nice. Sadly, for various reasons, it just didn’t turn out to be the place for us...

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Event + Reaction Does Not Always = Outcome

Personal reflection session. Feel free to ignore. I participated in a development session today and one of the ‘tools’ we were exposed to was the philosophy of personal responsibility by way of the following: E + R = O. Event + Reaction = Outcome. That...

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Support Jim Coggs at the Pan Mass Challenge

It’s that time of year again. For a few years now – dating right back to the Saabs United days – I’ve been supporting Jim Coggeshall in his bid to raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. Readers of SU and Swadeology...