Speaking as a combat veteran, we do not refer to each other as "colleagues", maybe buddies or pals or brothers, but never colleagues. Now that I work in a university environment, everyone is a colleague. A colleague suggests there is no hierarchical order and nothing could be further from the truth in the military. » 11/20/14 4:32pm 11/20/14 4:32pm

I use Uber frequently. It is much more convenient than my local car service. Typically I have to make advance reservations at a higher price when I use them. In flyover country we don't have a zillion options by the way, but I guess New York is the center of the world and your rampant myopia prevents you from taking… » 11/18/14 10:25am 11/18/14 10:25am

Nice write-up. I imagine by the time somebody buys an FR-S and mods it, their cost will be close to the BMW as you point out. I'd go for the BMW, but you make a huge point in that the lower HP of the FR-S makes it an excellent platform on which a young person could learn to drive and begin running at a local track. » 11/11/14 5:55pm 11/11/14 5:55pm