Tags » Stick Shift

A Reason Why People Should Learn to Drive a Stick

This is a tale I want to share
About a breakdown and repair,
A jaunt some would call a wasted trip
And why you should learn to drive a stick: 340 more words


When I learned to drive at age sixteen, my father wisely insisted that I learn how to operate not just an automatic transmission but also a manual 5-speed. 1,728 more words


Opinions of a Driver

Hauling my car in for service today a scary thought popped into my head. What if the mechanic couldn’t drive stick?

This bothered me. My wife only learned how to drive stick this summer, so now other than my young daughters, everyone in my family can drive stick, and that makes me happy. 781 more words

Shifting Gears

While I always love a good metaphor, this is pretty much about stick shifts. Well…okay maybe some philosophy.

Hopefully by the end of this year I will get a new car. 345 more words

Off the Clutch, Give it Some Gas

So as night fell and the base seemed quiet, I asked Husband to take me out to practice driving the rental which is also a stick shift. 326 more words