"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

Dead is dead and it ain't no different than walking around if you ain't living
Living in fear is just  another way of dying before your time
- The Drive By Truckers









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"Believe me!  The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment
from life is to live dangerously!"
- Nietsche






"Wealth I ask not, hope nor love, nor a friend to know me, all I seek, the heaven
above and the road below me."
 -Robert Louis Stevenson, "The Vagabond."



        Third Gen F-body Related Stories (circa 1990 to present)



        Pontiac GTP Related Stories (circa 1999 to 2005)


            Autozone Related Stories  "As Seen on WWW.CUSTOMERSSUCK.COM !"

"Sometime during the night we must have knocked the ash tray off of the end table
beside the bed.  Cigarette butts were spread out across the floor like spent shell
casings at a crime scene but the only crime that had been committed here was that
Joy and I had waited for two years to do what we had spent most of last night doing."

- Christopher T. Shields - Stereodyssey - Tales from the Driver's Seat -
Book 2: 1992 - Pulling Cowboy For Joy


"Sometimes cold air can smell like far off candy and the feel of wet rust
under your fingertips can remind you of a love gone bad long ago."

- Christopher T. Shields - The Tetanus Diary