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1972 Chevrolet K/5 Blazer CST: Don't mess with Grandma!

I mentioned my grandmother’s big orange Chevy Blazer in a recent post. It reminded me of this post I wrote for Curbside Classic a couple years ago, about a pretty close replica of her Blazer that I found at an auction. 501 more words

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Vintage TV: Card Sharks

It was a simple high-low card game, played out on TV for everyone at home. But it was good fun, and it always reminds me of my grandmother. 230 more words

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License to grin

My youngest son just got his learner’s permit, so I want to retell this story from 2009 of me getting my driver’s license.

My friends had all had their driver’s licenses for a couple years when I finally got mine. 451 more words

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Driving and singing: Glen Campbell, "Wichita Lineman"

Every Friday for a while I’ll be sharing songs I love to sing and telling stories about their place in my life. Singing is cathartic for me. 631 more words

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Breaking the news of Space Shuttle Challenger

It was my generation’s “I remember where I was when I heard the news” moment: the day Space Shuttle Challenger exploded in the air after launch.  315 more words

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Driving and singing: Rod Stewart, "Tomorrow Is A Long Time"

Every Friday for a while I’ll be sharing songs I love to sing and telling stories about their place in my life. Singing is cathartic for me. 455 more words

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Headstone's

I first told this story when this blog was young, eight years ago. I haven’t been back to Headstone’s in almost that many years. I don’t know what’s wrong with me. 634 more words

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