Category Archives: Transportation

The Junkyard

Most of the cars in the junkyard are not total wrecks. They appear to have either minor damage or perhaps they simply stopped running. Anyhow, that’s just my opinion, I have not examined the vehicles close up, in person. The … Continue reading

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Traffic Victims Remembrance Day

One day, during the noon hour, my friend Wayne was “bumped” by a car as he walked across a downtown street. The driver hadn’t noticed Wayne until it was too late to avoid knocking him down. My friend was transported … Continue reading

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Car Care And Me (A Brief Personal History)

Although I’m not a gear-head, car care has long been a personal interest and probably will be in the future. There’s no “one thing” about cars that appeals. A vehicle’s engineering and styling are important, the history of the automobile … Continue reading

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Mechanical Sympathy

I always put on and remove my wristwatch by holding my arm over upholstered furniture like my bed. This came about several years ago when I fumbled with the strap on my favorite watch and dropped it on the floor. … Continue reading

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Some Bridges

The small, condemned bridge was unsafe for any sort of vehicular traffic but dad said people could walk across it if they watched out not to step into the gaps between some of the wooden planks. I carefully crept to … Continue reading

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Public Servants

My friend Jorge brought up an idea that astonished me yet makes perfect sense. He thinks that civil servants who go beyond the call of duty should receive special honor and be rewarded in a manner similar to that accorded … Continue reading

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Drive Your Studebaker Day

My events reminder says that today happens to be International Drive Your Studebaker Day. Normally, I ignore reminders like this because they’re irrelevant to most people. In fact, I was about to ignore the commemoration because I don’t have, nor … Continue reading

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