A VW Bug

August 27, 2010

On the way home, we passed a VW bug. I saw it through the trees. A flash of bright orange. It was a beauty.

“Ooh! An orange bug! An old one.” I craned my neck to see just how old.

In our barn sits another VW Beetle. Baby blue and covered in dust, “Honey” waits to be fixed. She’s been waiting for quite a few years. Read the rest of this entry »

A Knob

June 30, 2010

My husband and I both drive old vehicles. One of the true pleasures of driving a 1991 Volvo wagon or a 1988 Toyota pickup is the confidence we have in things mechanical. Unlike modern cars, our vehicles don’t have to be plugged in to be diagnosed when something goes wrong. Read the rest of this entry »