Calling All Car Restorers: Have You Suffered From or Experienced One of These 7 Syndromes?

To Get There Fast – Go Slow It sounds like an oxymoron, but there is some truth in that saying. Let me explain and see if you agree with my sentiment, or just feel that it is an excuse for slacking off. I have the serious affliction of needing to [..]  Read more

COMMUNICATION UPGRADE – LEARNING THE LINGO

I just had my 85th birthday, which is a time for reflection and contemplation of the future. When you are 21, who in the devil thinks they will ever be 85, and if they do, what a calamity that must be! I certainly need to go on the offensive to [..]  Read more

Who’s Your Sweetheart?

Let’s leave women out of this and chat about something that we know about and can understand. In this case, that means vehicles that we have owned, driven and perhaps for some of you — stolen. While cars are inanimate objects, they nevertheless have personalities. Some are real bitches that [..]  Read more

WHAT’S IN A PET PEEVE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS

INSTRUCTIONS – FROM DIRECT TO ARE THEY KIDDING? I was born in an era when communication between people, business and governmental entities was both sparse and simple. An extreme example: You got killed in action, and your next of kin received a four-line telegram. Now every communication has become very [..]  Read more

The Intersection of Memory Lane and Highway Lane

THE OLD MAN REMEMBERS It is traditional at the end of the year to take some time and review the past (particularly the last year) to recall some important events as well as some interesting trivia. Now with 84 years behind me and 85 coming on strong, there is a [..]  Read more