Acura 2013 RDX AWD Tech: Review

The 2013 Acura RDX is the Mommiest Mom Car that ever Mommed… and I say that with love and sincerity. A week in the RDX will sell any mom on this crossover. Maybe it’s not a crossover, maybe it’s a small SUV? Whatever it is, the RDX is the perfect car for a small family, by small family I mean two kids or less as the RDX seats five. I’ve been delighted by Acura in the past and I’m still willing to assert that the TL is one of the …

2013 Acura ILX Tech Hybrid Road Test and Review

When the Acura ILX showed up at my house I was really excited. I thought that it would be nice to compare with my Lexus HS… apples to apples sort of thing and all. Well, that’s really not possible because the HS is no longer made, though I am looking forward to driving the Lexus ES hybrid for 2013. It doesn’t seem to compare well to either vehicle as it’s (surprisingly) in a different pricepoint. The car I drove is the ILX with the tech hybrid package with a total …

LA Auto Show, Audi, Acura and Exhaustion

I’m beat. I’m somewhere past exhausted. Mr. G is still away, and I’m pretty good Mom, but I’m a miserable Father. Alexander is starting to show his need for his Dad. Also, note to Mr. G, he has a black eye. It is not my fault. It was a school desk injury. Apparently he was looking into a desk when a girl next to him flipped the top up. Again, not my fault. (This time) I spent the day at the LA Auto show. The folks at Audi treated me …

Things That Need Mentioning but Aren’t Quite a Post

My friend Jennifer is one of the finalists for Mamvation. In case you’re unaware, Leah Sedgie takes a Mom for a seven week lifestyle makeover. Mamavation picks one mom who needs to lose weight and gives them nutrition counseling, exercise counseling, medical advice and accountability. Jenny sent me an email that included: “I’m done being fat and I’m doing something about it. I want the nutritionist AND the social media microscope to make sure I don’t fuck this up.” She continued with, “All people have to do is go to …