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Instant Recipe to Cook a Car: Just (Don’t) Add Water

It was night. It was cold. It was wet. It was in the middle of nowhere, and I would be stuck there for the next hour. That’s what the roadside assistance company said. This wasn’t how holiday homecoming trips were supposed to go. And what made it all worse, was...

Spectacular Serendipity

Yesterday was really quite superb—even though my car broke, I was trapped into holding a phone conversation from a public toilet cubicle, and I got hailstone welts on the way home. When I’d dropped the boys off at kindy I’d noted my car’s revs felt a little low. It...

The Car with no Conscience

I always battle a feeling of gross inadequacy when I take the car to a mechanic. It’s a boy’s world. I don’t fit. My last mechanic company left me with a great first impression when I visited for the first time. I’d arrived with every stereotype working against me:...