Re: Not (intended to be) a "Commercial"

On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 00:30:23 +1200, "Pete Dashwood"
<dashwood@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I had the excuse to buy a sporty car when my eldest was 15 - because I
wanted her to learn to use a stick. My wife finds sticks to be too
much work. She missed out on the fun.

For a control freak (like most computer programmers :-)) there is nothing
like a stick shift... :-)

I wonder which I would prefer if I lived and worked in the hills of
San Francisco. I suppose it's like any tool - environment matters.

"In no part of the constitution is more wisdom to be found,
than in the clause which confides the question of war or peace
to the legislature, and not to the executive department."

- James Madison