Monthly Archives: January 2021

Need a Car 8-Track Player or a CB Antenna?

By | January 28, 2021

Once upon a time, before Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace, people would post items for sale at their local grocery store. You’d write out the information on an index card and include your phone number. Most supermarkets had large bulletin boards near the entrance where you could thumbtack your card free of charge. Flashback to 1990:… Read More »

My First Car: 1972 Mercury Comet with a 302 V8

By | January 18, 2021

40 years ago today, I bought my first car. This was my reward for having started working just a few days after my 16th birthday, first at Woolworth’s and then Kmart. After 8 months of disciplined saving, I had accumulated exactly $500. This just happened to be the exact amount required to purchase my first… Read More »