An object of my desire

It’s Sunday morning and there isn’t enough time to blog this morning. But even I’m tired of looking at the bread photo from Friday, so I’ll repost this story from a couple of years ago.

Today is going to be busy and I’m still ruminating on the “Blueprint for Success” workshop led Saturday in Muscatine by Dawnese Openshaw. Eventually, I’ll have more to day about this, but not today.

Have a good Sunday. Enjoy the day. I’ll be back Monday.

Brome Hill

This mid-1970s Ford Gran Torino was spotted Sunday in downtown Muscatine. This mid-1970s Ford Gran Torino was spotted Sunday in downtown Muscatine.

Some things will always catch my eye. And one of the things on that list is the mid 1970s-era Ford Gran Torino — the car made famous by the TV show, “Starsky & Hutch.”

Replica of the Gran Torino driven by TV cops Starsky and Hutch. Replica of the Gran Torino driven by TV cops Starsky and Hutch.

This partially explains why the Gran Torino pictured above caught my eye when I saw it parked Sunday afternoon in downtown Muscatine. It’s not that I was a huge fan of the TV show, which was broadcast from 1975-79 on ABC. It starred Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul as David Michael Starsky and Kenneth ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson, respectively.

Nope. The real story is that the second car I ever owned — with my younger brothers, Scott and Doug — was a 1976 red Ford Torino.  (Note: I had to share this…

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