Our (Brief) Tesla Ownership Experience So Far [Updated]

Since I’m going to say some critical things I want to start out by saying that we love our Tesla Model S. However, ownership has not been without issues. So, I thought I would share the good, the bad, and the ugly. Hopefully, this will help Tesla improve their customer ownership experience as well as assist potential buyers in making… Continue reading

Tesla Model S Arrives with Style!

This month, Xm satellite radio has been running a special Billy Joel channel. That guy wrote and performed some absolutely amazing music! But I want to update the lyrics to one of his last century songs: Traded in his Lexus for a Te-sa-la-la-la-la-la-la; You oughta know by now.” Yes, we picked up the Tesla Model S yesterday. The weirdest thing… Continue reading

Feels Like a Really Big Step…

We are in a quandary: which car do we replace with the Tesla S 85 (which arrives April 22nd, the day after Earth Day)?? the Nissan Leaf (which we love but only has an effective range of 60 – 80 miles in these hills, which, by the way, is perfectly adequate for 95% of all of our daily driving needs)?… Continue reading

Victory Yet Again — 3 for 3!

For the past month I’ve been driven insane by a mysterious rattle sound in the back of Monica, the Lexus RX 450h. I had no idea what started it, why it was rattling, exactly where the rattle was, or how to stop it. It only made the rattling noise when I hit a sharp bump in the road. It’s been… Continue reading

Fog Yields New Discoveries

I am really into the intense fog of the north bay area! Today I shot this photo* at Fort Baker, under the Golden Gate Bridge. The fog was just gushing over the hill top and over the bridge. I just can’t wait to do a time lapse of fog. On the way to the ferry this morning, I noticed something… Continue reading