The good, the bad and the ugly…all in one week

  “How exciting!” “That is so cool!” “I bet that is fun!” This is how most strangers and some friends react when they learn that I am a reporter.  I was a teacher for years and no one EVER had that reaction when I told them what I did for a living.   Initially, I was swept away by the romanticism of the job, even … Continue reading The good, the bad and the ugly…all in one week

How do you get it started?

Put the key in the ignition. Turn the key and the engine roars, or purrs,  to life. I’ve been driving for almost four decades and have started different vehicles thousands of times.  Sometimes they don’t start and that usually means a trip to the repair shop. But our Ford Escape has a glitch with its ignition switch that we haven’t gotten around to fixing yet. … Continue reading How do you get it started?