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Rain Brings Memories of Flood

It’s been raining off and on all day today. This reminds me of how I used to worry every time it rained. Will the shop flood? Our business is not in a flood plain, but it’s situated at a low spot where Shepherd’s inlets clog easily. We had them cleaned out about seven months ago, […]

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How We Helped the Tallest Man I Have Ever Met with his Broken Spark Plug

Seven foot two inch customer brought in his wife’s Ford Expedition with a seriously bad problem. He had a broken spark plug in his motor. How did this happen, you ask? Another shop was performing a standard tune-up and broke plug number four in the back where it’s hard to reach. It was an accident, […]

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Car Talk’s Garage Buried by Snow

Recent record snow falls in the East coast reminded me of my one and only snow experience. It’s a car story. On December 8, 2003, I was stranded in Cambridge, Mass. by a record snowfall brought in by a Nor’easter. It cancelled 335 flights, one of which was my ride home. With Logan Airport shut […]

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The miracle of A/C

I have discovered that I am a car expert by default. This is because I have been married for more than 30 years to one of the most knowledgeable automotive technicians in Texas. That’s a pretty bold claim, but I can support it by the fact that automotive dealers and customers in other parts of […]

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