Really ties the room together.
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Maybe it’s the mud, but that’s ... that’s a lovely looking wagon there. Perhaps the monochromatic scheme doing the styling proper too.
Just this morning, reading a blog post elsewhere, pondering the kickass longroofian 1964 concept Ford Aurora (below) as a funky camper conversion. I bizarrely like this ...Metrothing.
Glad I bothered to go back today and read through last Friday’s NPOCP comments (Friday Internet attention can sometimes get short shrift here,) in that I got to see your wonderful wagon/estate (and subsequent build details in follow up.) Very well conceived and executed, clearly a highly proud and worthy owner.…
Love! I bought a well-used Celica (as above) in the late 80s for $250 ...it’d been sitting, slowly disintegrating in a yard near where I worked. I was 18 and in much need of a basic daily-driver ...an easy fit on my budget at the time. I left a note on the car and two days later, it was mine.
So, try a hack, rather than jamming a tongue depressor through the front lid to depress my Dilaudid pump plunger down an extra .05mm each dose? Stingy-ass pain pumps...
Sounds like a job for ‘Best Weatherman Ever’, Alan Sealls. Send him in boys!
Surreal, but true: in my youth, Mayor Kevin White of Boston, fully invited my family - at the time, renting a summer house just down the lane from his summer home on Cape Cod - to join him and family during an August hurricane, rather than evacuate inland. He wholeheartedly promised plenty of food, booze and a view…
This is the only baseball I watch. It’s the heart and soul of the game ...in every game. 12 year-old working so hard, worldwide to get to this event and it never fails to make me tear up or earnestly jump for joy. August may be my hockey doldrums, but for two weeks, this happens.
Engine and trans will still be running after the rest of the car has long since disintegrated. I took two Celica GTs hatchbacks of this era up past 200K, in Michigan mind you (thus the mandatory disintegration.) My foreign car specialist mechanic *insisted* on purchasing both my post 200K Celicas when I moved on -…
I recall it distinctly: a happy day for this 17 year-old, when my father brought one home, unannounced. Even better when days later, he flipped me the keys for my first weekend out with it - such a special car that I even refrained from my usual bored-suburban-teen weekend activity of smoking weed in it, for fear of…
Great story, thanks! Reminds me well of our broadcast/recording similar: never swear - never, ever say anything in the presence of a microphone you wouldn’t have go out over the air.
NO LOWBALLERS - THEY KNOW WHAT THEY GOT!!!!!.!!
My uncle has a country place, that no one knows about?
Walgreens pharmacy hold music. Every 8-10 seconds a recorded voice breaks in to say your call will be a “answered in the order received.”
But between every one of those, there is this rank-awful, maudlin universal piano ditty. It repeats - starting over at the beginning after each hold announcement, climbs and…
“It’s about survival, and about perseverance without agency.” - Damn, nailed it.
Perhaps they could kindly ask Russia for them instead, no? Probably plan B.
I liked the symmetry from my porch!
I didn’t getta harrumph outta that guy.