I came out of the library to the parking lot yesterday, to find my car blocked in. A guy(the Jump-er) had his car parked crosswise in back of my car, and he had jumper cables connected to a big-*ss truck that was blocking the roadway to get out. I didn’t have to be anywhere until … More Got any jumper cables?
There is a cartoon character, Maxine, who once said, “Of course Frosty the Snowman was a jolly, happy soul. He never had to drive in a blizzard.” I remember driving in blizzards in the late 1970’s. My very first car, a 1969 Camaro was the envy of the neighborhood on a hot August day. But not … More Blizzards of times past
My father was a very difficult man to please. He owned a garage and did bodywork and mechanical work on cars. he kept his tools obsessively clean and in order. All the wrenches were organized by size, smallest to largest. I worked in my father’s garage for $1.00 an hour, even though the minimum wage … More The Car Compliment