car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


Friday Roundup

This won’t be a thematic post but will instead function as more of an assessment of the progress I’ve been making,not only with this site (which is minimal in the visible sense),but with other facets of my life.  I don’t generally talk much about what is going on with me personally,but with Read on…

New feature:Top Five * You’ve Never Heard Of

Inspired by a close encounter with some rare machinery today (and because my original post remains in the development process),today I’m going to present a new feature of the blog –the “Top Five _____ You’ve Never Heard Of.”Today’s installment:the Top Five Italian Cars You’ve Never Heard Of (Illustrated).

Number Five:Lancia Read on…


Not unlike McArthur,I have returned. After a searing two-week campaign in the Mojave it is good to be back to the (relative) comfort of northern San Diego County.

I have a big post brewing for this holiday weekend –federal government employees still observe Columbus Day –but I’ve not Read on…