Stream of consciousness. We'll see if it amounts to anything.


What are they? We've all been there -- reading an interesting article online, when suddenly the page is blocked by notice that says you cannot continue reading unless you subscribe, or disable your ad blockers, etc. These are called "paywalls", and are designed to restrict access to online content like newspapers, magazines, games and more. Paywalls attempt to enforce a "pay-for-access" schema where what you're asked to pay can come in different forms -- some want a credit card; others want y...
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Suzuki Carry -- Process

How I got my hands on a Japanese 1993 Suzuki Carry: Find a export broker -- I used Japan Car Direct -- https://japancardirect.com/ -- There are many others, and I can't recommend one over the other. -- Once you register with the Broker, you'll be granted access to an auction site -- many thousands of vehicles there, good filtering tools, etc. Find the vehicle you want, place a bid, and you'll hear back once the auction closes (I waited just a few days). If you win your bid, you pay only $...
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