Porsche, Ferrari, Perceived Value and Nine Year Old Boys

Yesterday when Alexander and I were driving back from getting his contact lenses (lens really, he only wears one), he noticed a Porsche Cayenne. “Mom why would Porsche make an SUV? It’s like it brings down the value of the whole brand.” I just nodded and waited for him to continue. “It’s like Porsche isn’t special anymore, you don’t see Ferrari making pick up trucks.” “Well honey,” I said, “when I was about your age Ferrari did make some SUVs too. They were really boxy and looked a little like …

I. Am. Exhausted.

This morning I was up at 6.30 to shower. OhMyGawd a shower? You’re thinking. Yeah, usually I roll outta bed at 7, bring the kids to school in sweats at 7.45 and then work out before getting ready to face the day at the lovely hour of 11am. I suppose I should thank my husband a little more heartily for that. This morning I had to get up, shower, blow dry and put on a skirt not meant for tennis in order to go to the LA Auto Show. Why? …