The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

This Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948. It has 30 articles/points of human rights. Now looking at it 66 years later, it is very progressive and makes me wonder what happened to the UN and it members in today’s…

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Proud to Be a Left-Hander

Writing with my left hand

Just came across this infographic about left-handers in my Facebook stream. I am proud to be a lefty, even though it caused me my share of trouble over my lifetime. Read my story below the infographic. Let me tell you my story When I started school in April of 1960,…

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Modified Smart Cars

I just came across this article on ‘Newly Swissed‘ about modified smart cars. It had never occurred to me to take a small car like the smart and modify it. Well, I guess there are people who thought it was a wonderful idea. Follow the link above for more pictures

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The Smart Car and Children

Article first posted on March 29/2005 on my old site I keep on being asked questions about the Smart car and the latest one was about children in the Smart car. Is it legal to have children under 12 in it? I called the local dealership and a very friendly…

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Driving a Smart Car in Winter

On December 25, 2005 I came across this article on the msn.ca website. As these articles seem to disappear over time I am copying it to my website.   2005 Smart Fortwo Cool in Winter Too? December 25, 2005 After thorough tests in fair weather, we venture to find out if…

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The Smart Car

After my trip to Switzerland in 2002 where I first saw the Smart Car and was so intrigued by it, I was very pleased to see that is now also available in Canada. It is sold through Mercedes dealerships. Note: I am not affiliated with any smart car dealership, I…

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The Smart Car Comes to Canada

I posted this article originally on March 29/2005 on my old site May 5, 2004 MSN Canada had this article about the smart car: If Less is More, can Smaller be Smarter? by Jim Kenzie It’s safe to assume that the Coalition of the Willing wouldn’t be in Iraq if…

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