By chennecy
11/05/2012
On Friday, just days after Hurricane Sandy unleashed its devastation, BMW announced that it would donate $1,000,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief. Even for us Left Coast dwellers, Sandy’s impact was felt very close to home. BMW of North America is of course headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey—one of the areas hit hard by the hurricane.
By chennecy
10/29/2012
Every once in a while, I have a brief affair—just a little one, nothing to really challenge my devotion and faithfulness, merely a minor deviation from the norm. A little tease. Hold on, don’t get excited; I’m still madly in love with—and holding on to—Mr. Right with both hands; it’s not that sort of affair.
By chennecy
10/22/2012
Any BMW aficionado—that should probably be Liebhaber in German—following Bring A Trailer this week can’t have missed the sale of the ex-Jamie Kitman 1973 2002tii for $37,000. (Click here to follow that discussion—but come back, won’t you?)
By chennecy
10/16/2012
Now I know why I can’t seem to reach anybody in the Southeast Atlantic region: They’re all packing their coolers for Road Atlanta, and Petit Le Mans, the season finale for the ALMS races. Bill Auberlen, who drives the #55 BMW Team RLL M3 GT, is quoted in the most recent press release, calling Petit Le Mans, “My favorite race in my favorite car.”
By chennecy
10/08/2012
Twenty years ago this month, I first set foot in the United States—coming home to a place I’d never been before. I came as a tourist, with no intentions to remain here. The world, after all, is replete with tales of ugly-American stereotypes—loud, rude, ignorant, overweight—and I confess that I expected to meet those stereotypes.

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