A. The only thing in Life that remains the same is Change
A. There was someone or someplace in my life just like the one you wrote about
A. (1) Pomfret Towers, by Angela Thirkell
(2) Wild Strawberries, by Angela Thirkell
(3) The Maneaters of Kumaon, by Jim Corbett
(4) And Then There Were None, by Agatha Christie
(5) The Day Nothing Happened, by Corey Ford
A. Craft your sentences and be frugal with your words and never underestimate the reader's ability to interpret: the right word in the right place can speak volumes.
A. Pomfret Towers
Driving Me Crazy
The HYUNDAI Elantra, Azera Ltd., and 2015 Genesis:
Why All Three in One Column
By John and Laurie Wiles
LAURIE: Well, bundling three Hyundai’s into one car review reminds me of the Three Little Pigs.
The First Little Pig—call him Pepe—was the youngest so naturally he wanted to get the job out of the way. He built a beach cabana out of bamboo, blended himself a Smoothie, and...
2014 BUICK LACROSSE—Premium 2-1SR
Our make-believe reporter returns yet again with another slate of riveting questions to ask sixty-something married couple John and Laurie Wiles, whose long and enduring marriage answers the question, “Can a sixty-something married couple candidly discuss cars and still go to bed at night without being angry?” Yes and yes…as you will see in our review of the 2014 Buick LaCrosse.
JOHN: I love a car...
2014 CHEVROLET CAMARO 2SS COUPE
JOHN: Can you say NASCAR? Varoom, varoom! Talledega? Jeff Gordon?
I am not even a NASCAR guy, but the low, sleek styling of the Camaro had me strapped in, talking to my crew chief, holding the curves at really high speeds—on the racetrack in my mind. For some reason, the words ‘moonshiners’ and ‘revenuers’ came to my mind...
The 2015 GMC Yukon 4WD SLT
We join our make-believe interviewer, who questions long-married couple John and Laurie Wiles yet again for another insightful car review. This week, it’s the Yukon full-size SUV.
What were your first impressions of the GMC Yukon?
JOHN: Uhhhh, BIG, really big… huge… monstrous… road hog…wonderful!!! Back off roller skate; don’t mess with...
DRIVING ME CRAZY
ITALIAN ICE: The Fiat 500
LAURIE: For those of you who read our last column, thanks for returning for yet another installment of “Driving Me Crazy”—(or, as it’s affectionately called in our household, “Who’s drives who crazy?”) And if this is your first time with us, fasten your seatbelt.
In last week’s hair-raising episode, John, 65, was tearing around Pinehurst in...