August 2020

The Evolution of Priorities

My first car was a low-riding, muffler-dragging behemoth tailormade for my grandfather.  The 1972 Chevy Caprice—the largest sedan Chevy had ever manufactured—was just what he ordered.  When he decided to hang up his keys, it became mine for the taking.  I painted it primer grey and named it the Land Shark.
Having developed my highway skills inside a snug Volkswagen Beetle, the Land Shark was a different beast.