I like curvy roads. As long as they aren’t too curvy. Just curvy enough to present a challenge to drive … More Curvy Roads
All articles by S. Evan Townsend
As of today I’ve been in lock down for 55 days. That’s almost two months. I haven’t been anywhere other … More I Can’t Stand 55
Schwinn 10-speed When I was a kid, I loved riding my bicycles. I had three growing up. My first was … More Bicycle Riding
I currently own two cars. One is a 2018 Volkswagen GTI that my wife drives. The other, that I drive … More Driver Assist
Korean Writing (Hungul) for South Korea A while back I watched Parasite, the Korean film that won the best picture … More Korean Names
The Saturday before Easter was my “half way” point of being locked down. That is, if the lock down isn’t … More Lock Down
One of my novels I came across this article on Facebook. It was written in the UK Guardian about an … More Cultural What?
Me with the car shortly after I bought it. I did it. I sold my 2007 Corvette Z06. Did it … More She’s Gone
Washington State Speed Limit Sign As an engineer, I was trained to think in SI units. Is that Greek to … More How Fast?
I was watching football back in January, rooting for the Seattle Seahawks to beat the San Francisco 49ers to get … More Why Do We Care?
At first when this virus was announced to the world, I wasn’t very worried. Even though if I catch it, … More COVID-19 and Me
I’ve never been diagnosed, but I swear I have dyslexia. Especially when it comes to numbers. I’ll read a number … More Dyslexia and Other Problems
I watched the movie Parasite a few days ago. It won the Best Picture Oscar and is, so far, the … More Parasite
Roy’s Shoes and Coat Roy (not his real name) is a well-known character in the small town I live in. … More Roy
Starting tomorrow through Sunday I will be at RadCon, the science fiction and fantasy Con in Pasco, Washington. As usual, … More RadCon 8
I don’t do politics on this blog (except when I talked about studded snow tires and getting rid of the … More So, It Begins…
Xylophone I love word origins. Not sure why, but I’m always interested in how words are built from Latin, Greek, … More Wooden Phone
Lily My son, who lives with me, has a rescue cat named Lily. She’s a pretty cat and tolerates being … More My Son’s Cat, the Rebel
A while back I was watching Mission: Impossible (the 1996 movie version with Tom Cruise). And I started listening to … More Theme Songs
By now you should be over your headache/hangover from New Years Eve. Welcome to 2020. This is the year the … More 2020
Lily (Hey, it’s Boxing Day.) I had myself convinced for years I wasn’t a “pet person.” Didn’t have a dog … More Lily
This will probably be my last college football blog post for about 258 days. (Stop cheering there in the back.) … More The Huskies Finish the Year 8-5
Tesla Model S When the Tesla Model S introduced a “Ludicrous Speed” mode, I wondered if that term was inspired … More They’ve Gone Plaid!
I have what some might say is eclectic taste in music. I like (some) opera. I love a lot of … More Music…
First of all: Happy Thanksgiving in the U.S. Happy Thursday, elsewhere. Now on with our blog. During the fall, I watch a … More Pac-12 Dragon