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Life With Middie, Our Tesla Model 3

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Want to know more about the car that is disrupting the Automotive Industry? Listen to our frequent experiences with Middie, our 2018 First Production Model 3. You'll learn valuable tips on getting the most out of the car as well as be entertained by our adventures. And check out our Audible audiobooks available for sale, just search Audible.com for "Douglas Birk" to preview our ever growing selection!

Want to know more about the car that is disrupting the Automotive Industry? Listen to our frequent experiences with Middie, our 2018 First Production Model 3. You'll learn valuable tips on getting the most out of the car as well as be entertained by our adventures. And check out our Audible audiobooks available for sale, just search Audible.com for "Douglas Birk" to preview our ever growing selection!
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Want to know more about the car that is disrupting the Automotive Industry? Listen to our frequent experiences with Middie, our 2018 First Production Model 3. You'll learn valuable tips on getting the most out of the car as well as be entertained by our adventures. And check out our Audible audiobooks available for sale, just search Audible.com for "Douglas Birk" to preview our ever growing selection!

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English

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Episodes

Episode 35 - Charging During a Roadtrip

9/4/2019
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As part of our continuing series, we talk about how to make the most out of the supercharging network no matter the variant of Model 3 you have! You'll learn how "the 20% Strategy" will help eliminate range anxiety while speeding you along your route.

Duration:00:14:18

Episode 34 - Planning a Roadtrip

8/10/2019
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Starting with this new episode, we're switching from story telling to sharing what we've learned as we drive Middie AND as she drives us! This episode starts a series focused on road trips. Learn how we planned #MiddieGoesToYellowstone, #MiddieGoesToSpringTraining, and #MiddieGoesToMWTG2019 (Midwest Tesla Gathering) @LifeMiddie

Duration:00:29:38

July 12th - Middie's Not Always Like an iPhone

10/19/2018
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Tesla doesn't update all cars at the same time. So, getting new software isn't like how it works on your phone.

Duration:00:02:04

July 4th - Drive American!

10/19/2018
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Celebrate a car built in the land of the free and the home of the brave, Tesla!

Duration:00:01:21

Day 31 - A Month Later, Two Lives Changed!

10/19/2018
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Time to look back and realize the change we've already experienced now that we've driven a Model 3 for 31 days.

Duration:00:02:25

Day 30 - We Slept a Little Too Long

10/4/2018
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Bedside assembly was where Middie caused us to be this Sunday morning. And Alexa couldn't save the day.

Duration:00:01:42

Day 29 - Cars and Coffee at STL Motorcars in Chesterfield MO

10/1/2018
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Our first car show, and while the focus would be exotics, you know who is the star of every parking lot she graces with her presence!

Duration:00:06:36

Day 28 - Getting Ready for the Show

9/26/2018
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It's time for Middie's first "Cars and Coffee", and we can't show up with Yellowstone dirt! Besides, any car drives better when it's clean...

Duration:00:01:51

Day 27 - Making Room for Others

9/26/2018
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Today was a tale of two chargers, one ultra dependable, super fast and in demand, the other my old Voltec that finally gives up the ghost.

Duration:00:02:12

Day 26 - Back to Work and the Best Solution IMHO

9/26/2018
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With our 35th Wedding Anniversary trip now a cherished memory, time to go back to work. And Creep Mode gets engaged as I barely avoid a minor fender bender.

Duration:00:04:07

Day 25 - One Last Celebration

9/20/2018
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Finally, our two weeks of vacation are at an end. But a stop for a charge and lunch at the Schnitzelbank Restaurant in Jasper Indiana made our last day special and brought back many fond memories.

Duration:00:02:30

Day 24 - Jasper Indiana Tesla Destination Charger Test

9/14/2018
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Wow, Jasper Indiana is an EV oasis in Southern Indiana, and I'm so proud to say it's my hometown!

Duration:00:02:43

Day 23 - Time For A Range Test

9/14/2018
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It's another day of travel, and time to see if a Model 3 can really go 310 miles on a charge.

Duration:00:02:33

Day 22 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 10 - A Long Way Home

9/11/2018
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861 miles driving in one day with a Model 3? Oh yes, this isn't just a commuter car, it's the one that does it all!

Duration:00:03:46

Day 21 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 9 – Make Way For Middie

9/4/2018
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As with every vacation, it was time to go back home. And the wildlife came out early to clear the way and send us off in style.

Duration:00:04:00

Day 20 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 8 – The Wheels On The Bus Go Round And Round

9/1/2018
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Our last full day in Yellowstone, and it was more amazing than we could have ever expected. A lone pronghorn defends her territory against two coyotes, and we were there to see it!

Duration:00:07:28

Day 19 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 7 – Faithful Geysers and Falls We'll Always Remember

8/27/2018
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With Middie taking advantage of the descent, we encounter what makes Yellowstone so unique, the 300+ geysers that blanket the southwest portion of the park. And a visit to "Old Faithful" validates that this is an official trip.

Duration:00:07:54

Day 18 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 6 – Middie’s First Dirt Road

8/23/2018
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While not a part of the original "plan" for the day, our Tesla Model 3 gets broken in a little too soon!

Duration:00:05:49

Day 17 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 5 – Snow Showers In June

8/20/2018
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It's our 35th wedding anniversary, and it's the first (and likely last time) we'll ever see snow fall on our special day!

Duration:00:05:58

Day 16 - #MiddieGoesToYellowstone - Day 4 - Yellowstone Falls and Frosty Trails

8/16/2018
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Today we experienced the Upper Falls' power and fury and enjoyed Middie's cold weather creature comforts for the first time. Then, it was time to venture out on a frosty trail for an old fashioned cowboy cookout.

Duration:00:07:30