I Want to Tell You A Story About Galpin Motors

Galpin Motors is known by all in Los Angeles as the region’s largest Ford Dealer. There are things you may not know about Galpin Motors. When a celebrity is interested in a car their publicist reaches out to Detroit and they are given celebrity pricing and sent to Galpin Ford. The cars are all delivered through Galpin. It’s important for the Ford brand that celebrities drive their vehicles so they are heavily discounted and it is assumed that Galpin is the right place for them. In a moment you’ll see why this is …

Goldberg and Gottlieb: Not a Law Firm

If Uncle Louie ever utters the phrase, “I’ve got an idea.” You’ll probably end up in the middle of a fantastic project, with your head spinning a little bit. If you read today’s Sachem Patch, you’ll know that I’m having a car built by Demented Customs. Not just any car though, a Mom Car. My regular readers are well aware of my love affair with the automobile, which competes only with my love affair with technology. It’s time that I take these two passions of mine and bundle them. I’m …

October in Los Angeles

The folks at Ford just dropped this off for a week long drive. You can be pretty sure it’ll be top down for the duration. The pool is heated to 86 degrees so the kids can take a swim when they get home from school. I cannot imagine living anywhere but here.

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 …

Why We Love Our Cars

I am bleary eyed. Yesterday morning I was in Dearborn with a few other moms and the team from Ford. Ford is introducing a new safety feature on their SUVs and crossovers called Curve Control. I promise you a Curve Control post at some point after a nap. The short story is that it aids drivers immensely in keeping control of the car during a high speed turn. The long story (pending) will include telling you about the crash test dummies, and the drive we took in a top secret …