Tag Archives: Tacoma

i was a teenage car detailer

  In September, 1973 the local Tacoma, Washington newspaper listed a help wanted ad for an independent South Tacoma used car dealership. I had just started my senior year in high school, and was ahead on my credits for graduation, and so my school day ended at 1pm. I called the car dealership to arrange… Read More »

the relevance of a 16-cent bus passenger

I travel by city bus at least 10 hours per week. Business travel. I work as a professional salesman. The majority of my fellow bus passengers are slovenly dressed nonprofessional salesmen. Look, I don’t mean to sound highbrow, but I’ve had some advantages and spiritual breakthroughs that most people never experience–I graduated from grammar school, I learned… Read More »