My Mother the Car: A series of good-byes

Who remembers the TV show from the 60’s, “My Mother the Car”? It only ran for one season, and I was maybe 7 years old, but my imagination was captivated by the notion that one’s mother could be reincarnated and inhabit the spirit of your favorite car. I remember giggling through many of the arguments…

In search of peace on Rt. 88

When you need to find respite — to find that place of calm — Rt. 88 through gold country California, might just be the road to take you there.  On this two-lane country road, expansive, golden fields dotted with dark green oaks, wind through Jackson and then Pioneer.  The road climbs up into forests of…