My car (nicknamed “The Fish” for it’s fishlike appearance) just celebrated a birthday of sorts.
First of all, the car is a 1999 Ford Taurus SE.. and as you can see in this dealer picture – it has all of the features of an aquatic animal – two bulbous eyes, two smaller “nostril” looking things, sideview mirrors that could possibly be fins, and a mouth where the ford emblem is.
I’ve been working for a while on the possibility of using a WebpadDT as a touchscreen for a car pc. The inside of the Fish is huge – but at 8 inches or so, the WebpadDT takes up a lot of space. On the other hand, it’s quite a bit cheaper than a lilliput screen.
While driving home this weekend, I looked down and noticed an upcoming milestone:
I got the camera ready – almost at 111,111 miles. Good Old Lucky 111,111 – make a wish!
Well… maybe not. Turns out 111,108 is an unlucky number:
My brake light was apparently out. A quick notice from the cop, and I was on my way. Being only about a mile from my house meant I had to drive around the block a few times, but finally I hit it: