Of MGs Wooden Ships and Broken Promises

From a former Pilgrim Husband….as we still work for a contract

Musings

Perhaps the best advice I ever got in my life came from my Uncle Ed.


“Don’t buy that MG”.


Now I’ll be the first to admit. She wasn’t much to look at. She needed a bit of bodywork and the rag top had a couple of patches.


But she was fun to drive.


Of course he had owned a number of MGs and other exotic cars himself. Basically……. He knew of whence he spoke.


I never heard an “I told you so”.


When I would share with him my latest tale of some repair I needed or upgrade I decided to make he would nod his head and say:


“That’s the price of being a sport” and “If you own a sports car you better be ready to get your hands dirty.”


See he wasn’t trying to discourage me. He was helping me.


He was helping me to learn an…

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  1. Pamela

    Whew! Sure hope there is a turnaround, and soon!

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