Category archives: Travel

Day Trip to Austin, TX - 50mm Life

Austin, TX - "hill country" or the capitol of Texas, is about 2 - 2.5 hrs away from Houston depending where you're driving from.  I had planned to make a day trip to Austin for awhile now, but found a reason to do it much sooner...I had bought a set of wheels online from a seller in California.  The plan was to get some friends to pick up the wheels and ship them [...]

Journey to the West - Part 4

"Life is a journey, not a destination."  - Ralph Waldo Emerson This post will be the final part of our 'Journey to the West' trip... and it only took me 3 weeks to post this since August.  My bad... been a bit busy which is a good thing because I'm actually making money!  Once this post is out of the way, I can post more current stuff I've been working on. Now [...]

Journey to the West - Part 3

Since our trip happened to be on the same weekend as 86FEST, we stopped by to check it out.  Part 3 will pretty much be FRS, AE86, and automotive stuff related so you can go to the next post or check it out! It's Day 5, or 8/6 Saturday, of our trip and our game plan was to check out Antonio Alvendia's show, 86FEST, and then head up to Angeles Crest for photos.  If [...]

Journey to the West - Part 2

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.” ― Mark Twain With so much going on in the world right, everyone needs to chill, and take a trip somew[...]

Journey to the West – Part 1

Journey to the West - Part 1

“Nothing in this world is difficult, but thinking makes it seem so. Where there is true will, there is always a way.” - Wu Cheng'en, Monkey: The Journey to the West One of my goals this year was to make a road trip to California and attend a track day, but with my last minute freelance booking schedule, it was difficult... or was it?  Normally, if I had downtim[...]