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Happy Father's Day


Archie Bunker had a bunch of faults, but he was always a family man.

Show Dad some love this Sunday.


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Ahhhh Sheeesh Eedithth!


Oh! Archieeeeeeeeeeeeeee!


My father's gone. Massive MI at 59, 18 years ago.

All I can say is let ALL of your loved ones know how much they're appreciated as often as you can. Slow down a little bit. Spend a little less time worrying about "getting more". Make the most of your time together.

You never know which time you're with them is going to be the last time.


...And you knew what you were then
Girls were girls & men were men
Mister we could use a man like Ronald Reagan again
Didn't need no welfare state
Everybody pulled his weight
Gee, our old Corsair ran great
Those were the days...


"Corsair"? You date yourself!


Yep--Corsair. When I was a wee lad, my dad bought one of the last Corsair station wagons (knowing my dad, it had to be a demonstrator--we never had a truly "new" car), & we had it into the early 80s. No AC--which also meant no way to defog the windshield in a summer rainstorm--which converted the car into a roadside sauna until the rain passed by.

Our next car was a used 70-something Nova SS (also no AC--didn't even have a radio). It was a "custom order" that belonged to an old guy who wanted a Nova, but wanted as simple & cheap a car as he could get.

Try going into a dealership with a similar mindset these days--they want to sell you as much "value-added" [read: price-jacking] crap as they can.

Give me AC & a stereo--& everything else manual. While you're at it, you can knock a good 10K off the price tag... & don't pass me off to a warranty salesman, a road-service package salesman, & a "Zylon coating" (the new "undercoat") salesman. I want 1 price for the full package from only 1 sales rep.


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