I never got a car as a teenager, but I was able to use the family’s
1957 DeSoto and later the 1964 Pontiac Tempest..
When I left home in 1971 until I got married in l983 I did not own
a car.. I used a bicycle or the bus or relied on the kindness of strangers to
get me around the vast area of Los Angeles..
When we got married, my husband bought a l966 Volvo Station Wagon,
stick shift which I couldn’t drive...so still no wheels.
Then we got a different Volvo Wagon, automatic so I could drive
whenever he wasn’t using it.
It blew up in New Mexico on a road trip.
Volvo Wagon #3 entered the picture. Then #4, our
BUT THIS LITTLE CREAMPUFF IS MINE!
on June 1st. 2010 I finally got my first car.
YOU’VE COME A LONG WAY BABY...