Category: cars

Yellow

My first car was a yellow 1973 AMC Gremlin with wood paneling and a bad Kmart stereo. My new car is a 2019 Yellow Jeep Wrangler with leather seats and CarPlay. My Gremlin used to backfire and eventually caught on fire. My Jeep can drive over anything and texts me when I need to change…

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Clothes Pin

  Our recycle man has blue eyes. On the approach to our house, the last section of road is one lane. It’s also a hill. There’s an unspoken rule, if the driver at the top of the hill sees another driver moving up the road, they need to pull over and let that person pass before heading down…

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Stain

There is a crack in my windshield. A rock hit the upper corner on the passenger’s side.  It was one of those pops where I wasn’t sure if it hit the frame or the actual glass.  It was loud and sort of shocking.  I leaned over and saw the pronged star.  It wasn’t that big, but it looked deep.…

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Alterations

I’m making pies this year for Thanksgiving. If you have never made a pie from scratch, the pumpkin pie is a tough one.  I know it looks like a fairly straightforward pie, but it can be a nightmare.  You need to hit somewhere between smooth, custardy, pudding and earthy, root vegetable, without falling into snotty,…

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Fingerless Gloves

Some lovely gentleman flipped me off yesterday. His mother must be very proud. I was driving my children to swim which is like fighting a battle, but I’m on Scottsdale Road so it’s a battle with Escalades and sports cars. I’m in the fast lane, which I don’t care who you are or where you…

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