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smart car meets fish: the “Black Orchid”

smart car design

I entered a smart car design contest with a design named for a breed of Siamese fighting fish called the “black orchid crown tail” and inspired by Mexican skull candy, orchid blossoms, deep sea fish, and Japanese manga artist Junko Mizuno’s work. By all means have a look and let me know what you think!

Fun with snow: Driving my smart car in winter weather

I didn’t think I would have the chance to write about driving in snow this year, considering how little of it we’ve been having in the past couple of winters. But I have been driving my smart car in not one but at least two snow showers in the past month!