Video: A 101-Year-Old Woman and Her 81-Year-Old Packard
Living history, plain and simple.
She cherished her time in the car alone, reaching into the wind for roadside stalks of fragrant sweet clover. “I’d see a few friends or race past a blind pig,” she said, using the euphemism for Prohibition-era drinking establishments. “Before I could get home, people would be calling saying, ‘I think I just saw Margaret, with quite a dust pile behind her.’”
She's so old it's just like the first typewritter, no comma, no memory and no period.I have to call you out on that. That is rude and uncalled for.
Plus, the article states she's driving illegally.I think it refers to 101 years old - 90 years driving = 11. Not her current age. I am against any strict age limit on driving. I am however a proponent for required periodic medical examinations of ALL drivers young and old. A shorter examination interval may be prudent for older drivers, but if any citizen is medically fit there is no reason not to let them drive.
She's too old to be driving. It may be admirable until she runs over someone and kills them because she couldn't see or re-act fast enough. Plus, the article states she's driving illegally.
I missed these comments yesterday. Who are you to assess someone's driving skills whom you've never met? I've known people well into their 90s that were better drivers than a lot people a fraction of their age. It would be like me saying you're incapable of driving because you're too stupid based on what you often write here.
She's so old it's just like the first typewritter, no comma, no memory and no period.
Can't get any lower than that comment......or can you?
It's "typewriter" by the way.
As it is, do you think anyone will have any passion for a Prius, a Tiburon or a Tc 30-40 years from now?
There may be fewer car enthusiasts around, but that doesn't mean they are going away. The car replaced the horse as the main form of transportation over 100 years ago. Yet there are still horses used to this day. They may only be used for sport, but there are still enthusiasts around who enjoy riding in their free time.
I believe the same will be true for car enthusiasts in the future even when we have our automated cars and jet packs.
You still racing around in that Packard? Like I said, "Super-Fantastic!" The beauty and strengh of older super horse powered chariots. Keep on! Keepin On! Granny!
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