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"It felt strange for this to be my death, it didn't feel right.  My frustration was that my death didn't fit me. 
It was the wrong size, too small, and I refused to wear it."


-
Christopher T. Shields

"Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whiskey and drive fast on empty streets
with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested."

-Hunter S. Thompson

 



  

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MY AREA OF INTEREST

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AND HERE'S A DESCRIPTION OF WHAT YOU'RE GETTING INTO ...

1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD TRANS AM November 23, 2012   The restoration and ownership of a now extinct breed of classic American high performance grand touring sports coupe.  Come back to a time now decades in the past when Pontiac really did build excitement and a time when there actually still was a Pontiac Motor Division of General Motors ...
1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD TRANS AM DIARY October 25, 2014   The blog of what it is like to own, drive and campaign a classic and highly desired black and gold third gen Pontiac TA that turns heads like a pole dancing nun.
1991 CHEVROLET CORVETTE DIARYFebruary 22, 2015Zora Arkus-Duntov's western voodoo is fast and strong ...  The blog of owning a 1991 Chevrolet Corvette and using it as a daily driver.  Life is too short to drive boring cars.
2004 HONDA CBR600RR June 15, 2014   If you're going to ride a motorcycle, ride a real motorcycle and not some neutered, chrome plated, open piped dildo yacht that has all the grace and sound of a flatulent spastic yak on roller skates and more accessories available for it than Barbie.
ANGST & SPEED August 21, 2014
 
My blog: updated semi-infrequently and nearly sometimes.  Deal with it.
AMERICAN ANGST March 15, 2014 Harleys aren't real motorcycles and the people who ride them aren't real bikers.  I've been making fun of these flag-slathered, trend humping, fashion lemmings since 1993 and for good reason, too.
BLACK VAULT August 3, 2006   A collection of original fiction novelettes, award winning short stories, haiku, partial fragments and dark poetry spanning several decades.
DARK THOUGHTS December 23, 2008   An optipessimistic view of life in general ... I look forward to seeing the dumb in people.
DATAPULSE December 27, 2009   Fast and furious 21st century tactical ground combat in the world of Metagaming and later Steve Jackson's OGRE and GEV microgames (first produced circa 1977 A.D.).
THE LAST FLIGHT OF
THE "ICARUS"
 
February 22, 2015 America's first interstellar mission and its remarkable failure.  Studying and extrapolating the spaceflight technology behind the classic Planet of the Apes movies.
"THE MARCH OF THE 12-BACKS" September 1, 2014  
A blog celebrating the memories of growing up, through and out of "Star Wars" and experiencing the magic and awe of the 1977 blockbuster movie as a wide eyed 8 year old child.
"A SLIVER OF CHILDHOOD REMEMBERED" - CLASSIC SCIENCE FICTION POSTERS AND ARTWORK
FROM THE 1970's
May 11, 2013   A decade long personal quest to track down, learn about, meet the artists of and acquire several vintage pieces of 1970's iconic science fiction art.
"STEREODESSY - TALES FROM THE DRIVER'S SEAT" September 10, 2014  
Real life tales, humor and stories from the street and from my life, submitted for your entertainment.  I've had a very, very interesting life so far.
TERMINATOR : 2029 AD - RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINES April 5, 2011   "The Machines rose from the ashes of the nuclear fire ... "   Continuing James Cameron's epic tale of Man vs. Machine as originally told in his 1984 blockbuster movie "THE TERMINATOR" .


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"Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained."
 
- William Blake

"Faster!  Faster!  Until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of Death!"
-Hunter S. Thompson

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Domain and websites created, hosted and maintained by

CHRISTOPHER T. SHIELDS
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THE FINE PRINT


If you so desire you may follow me as well as my many hobbies
and intellectual pursuits on the following websites


     Angst and Speed    March of the 12 Backs    The Trans Am Diary    
The 1991 Corvette Diary   The 1989 Dodge Daytona Shelby Diary                    

 

This website was made possible by a high IQ, a razor sharp scathing wit, a dark sense of humor, a unique if somewhat flawed personal code of ethics, a metric ton of God-given natural talent, a generous endowment from my thick wallet, a grant from The Christopher T. Shields Foundation of Continuing Excellence and is supported in full or in part by a black doo-rag, a leather Aussie Outback hat, a broken in black leather jacket, a well worn pair of Ray-Ban Aviators, a pair of well-used leather fingerless driving gloves, Gerber knives and tools, and an oft used, everywhere carried 52 ounce Aladdin insulated Mega-Mug full of syrupy sweet iced tea which in and of itself provides the quench-essential thirst-aid solution to life and all of its multitude of never effing ending nigh-on inevitable problems.