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The Seventy Year Old Car

Clackity, clackity, clackity. “What is that noise?” I wondered. No, the left-turn signal was not on this time. I could not tell where the sound was coming from. When the car stopped, the noise stopped too. “It will probably go away,” … Continue reading

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Green Wheels

My car is now running on pure nitrogen.  Not in the fuel tank — they haven’t perfected that yet. I have nitrogen in my tires. Apparently, the technology has been around a while, but I didn’t know about it until … 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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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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Dust of an Unlucky Moon

I don’t know if she was born in the dust of an unlucky moon, sneezed at the wrong time, or was under the rug when God passed out the good luck genes. Bad luck seems to follow my daughter around … Continue reading

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Dream Car

Age 16 – I wanted a sports car. I had my driver’s license and all teens want wheels. I sat on the steps and watched a friend drive by with a low, sleek, sports car. That was my dream! Instead, … Continue reading

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The Accident

“Hello, Mom?” I was at work and it was my daughter calling. I had to put another call on hold to answer. “Hold on for a minute.” “Mom, I can’t, it’s an emergency!” “Just a minute, I’ll be right back.” … Continue reading

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The Wrong Turn

It isn’t every day that a writer has a story land practically right in their lap, but that is exactly what happened to me. It was a rather nice late August day, not as humid as your average summer day … Continue reading

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Registration Renewal

Just in case you wonder, I’m writing from the insane asylum.  I had my auto emissions test today. Here in pollution paradise, we must have our autos tested yearly before we can renew our automobile registration. Every year I get … Continue reading

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