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Audi A5 Cab: A Diva Disguised as a Car

In November 2010 I purchased my dream car, a highly engineered 2011 Audi A5 cabriolet. Dazzled by her Arum beige exterior and super-comfortable adjustable leather seats I drove her home convinced that a new and exciting chapter in my driving … Continue reading

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Cold Weather and Potholes Coming Up: Michelins to the Rescue of This Audi A5?

  Yesterday my husband Mike and I took my Audi A5 over to ETD Discount Tire Center in Clifton, NJ to have four new winter running tires and rims put on — we bought the new Michelin tires and rims in … Continue reading

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My Audi A5 Winter Tires Have Arrived . . . Just in Time

Do you remember me telling you about the 3 “failed” Pirelli P6 all-season tires that came standard on my new Audi A5 convertible? Two tires had less than 5,000 miles on them and one less than 500 miles.  One tire … Continue reading

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The Ice Fishermen Triumph! Rhode Island Softball in One Day!

Okay, maybe the headline is a bit misleading since as far as I know the boys only caught this fish. But what a fish it is! While my husband Mike fished with his buddies my daughter Tory and I traveled … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Pirelli Tires: Low-Profile Disasters

La de dah. I drove over to my local ETD Discount Tire Center and had a new right front tire put on my Audi A5 today. That would be the second right front tire I’ve put on my Audi A5 … Continue reading

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Audi A5 Cabriolet Low-Profile Tires: A Guaranteed Flat in New Jersey

Well, my Audi has another damaged tire; the right front tire “bubbled” instead of flattening this time. Variety. Ain’t it grand? And I swear I did not hit a pothole of any size. Ask my daughter Tory or the person … Continue reading

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Pothole = Flat Tire; It’s That Simple

The weather in Northern New Jersey has been challenging, to say the least. With “weather” comes freezing, thawing, snow, ice, snowplows, salting and . . . well, you know all this already. Last night my daughter Tory had club volleyball … Continue reading

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The Scenic Route

Travel It at Your Own Risk We picked up/travelled with one of the Tory’s fellow pitchers/1st basemen to and from the TNT Showcase Tournament softball games held in Quakertown, PA on Thursday. It was fun to be with Jess and … Continue reading

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Home Manager

Walk with Me. . .for a Few Hours Woke up at 7 am to find out a commercial is being filmed at house across the street. Our road is parked solid with tech trucks, catering truck, workers’ cars. Navigated carefully … Continue reading

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A Flat Tire

The Tale of the Missing Tool Saturday night our Ford Explorer came limping in on three tires. A rear tire was as flat as the world before Columbus. This is the third flat the old SUV has had in less … Continue reading

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