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Category Archives: Cars Symbolize Marriage
One of the hardest things for me to understand as an English major was the concept of symbolism. My teachers could not get across to me the idea that the significance of some image/object/phrase took on meaning to the character … Continue reading
As noted before, I’ve done a fair amount of moving in my time. I can’t even imagine hiring someone to that for me, although next time, that might be the ticket. I can pack a car. When my daughter came … Continue reading
In my late thirties and early forties, I spent a lot of time being angry. It seemed that people often went out of their way to cross me and block my path. This was one of those times. I think … Continue reading
Hearing the train in the fog wasn’t my only railroad incident with the ’54 Willys. At some point, a problem developed with second gear. The linkage from the steering column would get stuck between gears, not all the time, but … Continue reading
Early one foggy morning, I was driving the ’54 Willys on my way to work in Sumter. I had to cross a railroad track that was mostly rusty, and I never paid a lot of attention to it. I never … Continue reading
Willys was the original maker of Jeep, and the one thing everyone asked us about that car was if it were 4-wheel drive. It wasn’t. We bought it for $400, and sold it many miles later for $400 to a … Continue reading