Category Archives: Automotive

About cars and why we love/hate ’em.

Letter to the Car

Dear Car, Can we talk? You and I need to have a little discussion. You seem to be having a lot of problems lately. Is there something wrong that I don’t know about? Every time I turn around, you seem … Continue reading

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Gas Shortage in Southeast US

Previously published 2008-2016. Here we go again, folks.  “An oil pipeline outage and fear of a gas shortage in Middle Tennessee,” media reported. Everyone was urged to maintain normal driving and fuel purchases to prevent unavailability. PANIC! Immediately phones started … Continue reading

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Juggling Cars

I don’t know how I get myself in such a ridiculous situations, but I guess you could say I have a knack for it. What started out as a normal day, if there is such a thing in my life, … Continue reading

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A Cool Grandma

I am cool, ya’ll. Yes, I may be a grandma, and I may have bad knees, but I am still cool, especially when I drive my Corvette. When you drive a sports car, everybody notices you, and everybody thinks you … Continue reading

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Call Me Later

I am amazed when people try to stop teenagers from talking on cell phones while driving. No talking on cell phones? Why you might as well try to stop them from downloading music. Who in the world can stop a … Continue reading

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Backseat Driver

It’s getting harder and harder to back seat drive these days, but I get a lot of practice with life in the fast lane while commuting to work every day. The speed limit on the Interstate is 70 miles an … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan

About halfway home from work, there was a loud bang like something had hit the side of the car. What was that noise? Then the car began to drive funny and was hard to control. By the time we got … Continue reading

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Learning to Drive

At the age of sixteen one of the most important things in life was learning to drive. My early driving experience was in an old 50’s Chevrolet that belonged to my family. It was black and looked a lot like … Continue reading

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A Star Lady is Hiding in the Car

Some time ago, I wrote a column about GPS, the global positioning system in cars. It’s a navigation system that can help you find your way from point to point by using an electronic mapping system – to explain for … Continue reading

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New Car or New Toy?

There is no point in arguing with a man when he gets that “I-want-a-new-car” gleam in his eye. My man got that gleam in his eye nearly two months ago. By now, it is no longer a gleam, but more … Continue reading

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