Don’t feel, don’t feel no pressure from me. Neil Young said that. Somethin’ like that. x LV
So I'm thinkin' 'bout moonlighting on the Syfy... →
Tryin’ to make the best of my time. Plus, I’m a natural for the spotlight. x LV
First Experimental V2G (vehicle-to-grid) System... →
Vehicle-to-grid, or V2G, technology, which would enable electric car owners to make money while storing power for the grid, was unveiled at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in San Diego on Friday. “Hybrid and electric vehicles can also be used in a completely different way, to be something that is defined as being part of the greater good in concert with others. It...
Pearl: Hi LV!
Pearl: How are you?
LV: I'm great! Feelin' good. It's been busy here in the garage.
Pearl: Oh good LV! I'm happy for you.
LV: What's new with you, my friend?
Pearl: Umm ...
LV: What is it Pearl?
Pearl: LV? That picture on your blog . . .
LV: Which one?
Pearl: The guy with the "L" and the "V" shaved into his head?
LV: Oh isn't that awesome?! Honestly, I think I blushed. How flattering!
Pearl: LV, that's not . . . for you.
Pearl: That's Lindsey Vonn's brother.
Pearl: Lindsey Vonn? "L" ... "V"
LV: Who's that?
Pearl: Lindsey Vonn. She just won Olympic Gold in the women's downhill.
Pearl: Sorry, LV, but I thought you should know that it was for her, not you, since you put it on your blog and everything.
LV: Are you sure?
Pearl: Sure about what?
LV: That's it's for Lindsey Vonn and not for me?
LV: You don't know that.
Pearl: Oh brother.
Video Postcard from a friend, alone and forsaken in Vermont! x LV Message reads: Hey LV! Winter sucks here in Vermont if you’re a car (which of course I am). Hope you’re enjoying the land of suntan lotion, I miss you, Love.
SAN FRANCISCO — If electric cars have any future...
(LV Note: I’m already here.) Cities Prepare For The Electric Car. Doug Kim, an executive at Southern California Edison … said the popularity of electric vehicles “will be a function of a lot of different things: the state of the economy, how many people can actually afford to buy the cars and the price of gasoline — how high does it have to be?” Good question. How high does...
The reason American cars don’t sell anymore is that they have forgotten...– Karl Lagerfeld, head designer and creative director for the fashion house of Chanel. Well, Fashion Week in New York began today, dear Blog, so that’s my excuse for quoting Karl Lagerfeld. (And Fashion Week is now sponsored by Mercedes Benz, of all people, so there’s that.) Besides,...
You know, I thought long ago you could change the world by writing songs, but...– Neil Young, my bff. Talking about me. From: “Singer Focuses Energy On Electric Car”, 06/03/08, CNN/The Associated Press. ”For Young, the project may finally complete a mission he set for himself with his music.”
I’m going to keep going, and I hope you do, too.– NY, at the MusiCares event last month (which was honoring, well, him! I was so proud of him!) I’m trying my hardest to keep going, N., I am. It’s a long road behind me and a long road ahead. I’m down with it. x LV
MY heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my...– William Wordsworth. And me. Today! My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky, and/or when I behold N. walk through the door. What can I say? I miss him when he’s not here. Hello my friend, I’ve missed you. x LV
When Life's Complete, But Something's Missin'...
Ring Ring Ring
Police: Police Department, South San Francisco, how can we help you?
LV: I'd like the Department of Missing Websites, please.
Police: Excuse me?
LV: The. Department. Of. Missing. Websites. Please. I'll hold.
Police: The Department of Missing Persons, okay, hang on.
Police: Department of Missing Persons, how can we help you?
LV: Hello, I'm sorry, I didn't want you, I wanted the Department of Missing Websites?
Police: The huh? Wha? Hey! We don't take kindly to prank calls around here.
LV: This is not a prank call, sir, I assure you! My website is, indeed, missing.
Police: We don't track down websites, lady, I don't know who you'd call for that.
LV: Look. I live in South San Francisco. Well, currently. And I am missing something VERY IMPORTANT. You are the police. You are supposed to help me!
Police: Look Lady ...
LV: I am a ca--, oh never mind, go on.
Police: Look Lady, are you missing a p-e-r-s-o-n?
LV: Well, yes, of course, I am missing a couple of people terribly, actually, but that is really my personal business, don't you think? I know my rights.
LV: Look can you find my website or not?
Police: You're gonna have to call someone else on that one, Lady.
LV: Sigh. I see that. But who should I ...
There are many engineering problems of our time, but this one is huge. Neil’s...– Paul Perrone, in an interview from 10/04/09.
dear blog, sundays are the loneliest day in the garage, but we are watching the superbowl today, so it’s not all bad. so far, this gets our vote for favorite commercial. (i’m pretty sure my friends ~ the other cars here at brizio’s ~ only voted this as their favorite for me, they know how i feel about the whole green thing, of course. and they’ve all been going out of...