Wheels

Divided by opinions, united by wheels

“Is this the SRT? The 475-horsepower V-8?” Mr. Smith asks. My neighbor from across the street peers through the passenger window. “Six seater,” he says, almost to himself. 

He is mentally calculating things. In his driveway is a white Jeep Grand Cherokee. Beside it is a white Chrysler Pacifica minivan. 

Last week, I was driving a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. I honked at Mrs. Smith, who came out to peer into the passenger window like her husband is now. She wanted the Pacifica Hybrid, but their toddler twins came out before the Pacifica Hybrid did. 

Now, Mr. Smith wants this

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Meals on Wheels deliver more than food during coronavirus shutdown

Rosalee Craig’s small, 92-year-old frame sidles comfortably into her wheelchair. 

The back of it says “Drive,” advice she’s taken to heart. In her garage is a red 1966 Mustang that she bought new for a little more than $3,000, just down the street. Her grandson and caregiver James watches over the Mustang now, which he still shows off even if it’s seen better days. 

Rosalee hasn’t driven it in a long time. She sits in her wheelchair, perched on a pillow and wrapped in a fleece blanket Kathy Kreidler gave her over the holidays. Today, Kathy brought her pork cacciatore

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