The Sergeant likes cars and is very happy to have a decent garage in which to work. If the weather is bad, I have dibs on the indoor parking at night, but he can use the space for projects the rest of the time.
Helping to bleed the brakes is a rite of passage for anyone in a relationship with a car geek, he says.
"Push it down slowly. Hold it. Let it out. Push it. Hold. Release ..."
That's bonding, American-style.