We all remember our first car. For me that white four-door 1977 Ford Maverick with a not so great paint job was not pretty, but as a means to travel from point A to point B, it got the job done. Sitting behind the wheel, I was in charge and I was going places.
Alas while this vehicle of new found freedom gave me a sense of control, I was merely a passenger and dependent on its various components in ways perhaps that I did not fully grasp as a young man on a new journey.
A car, simply p