Tag Archives: automobiles

Mark

Mark was the youngest member of my family of origin. He was my brother and consistent friend. Mark and I were inseparable. Whenever our family changed addresses, Mark, my sister Deb, and I were a clique. Because my sister was … Continue reading

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American Cars (Book Review)

I couldn’t help but notice The Illustrated Directory of American Cars on the shelf at the Norfolk (Nebraska) Public Library.  It’s so large that it was placed spine up on the shelf.  The cover is dominated by the front of … Continue reading

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8 Tracks And Me (Nostalgia Alert)

If the mention of 8 Track Stereo audio tapes elicits snickers or a rolling of the eyes, so be it, I don’t care.  8 Track tapes provided the soundtrack of my youth. At the time I committed to the 8 … Continue reading

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Ford Versus Chrysler Falcon Cars

American Baby boomers probably remember the compact car called the Falcon.  Millions of them were built and sold by Ford Motor Company.  The humble looking car is actually more interesting than you’d think, at first glance. The marketing name for … Continue reading

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Remembering AMC

Judged by the design and styling of their day, Hudson and Nash motorcars seemed odd to many people.  As a kid, I only remember Hudsons from auto museum displays.  Nash cars were more familiar because one of my uncles drove a … Continue reading

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Car

Any work or writing that claims to be definitive will probably not be 100% all encompassing.  Even if it is somehow definitive for awhile, it will soon be surpassed.  Such is my main quibble with the large format, photographic book, … Continue reading

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