Samuel Johnson, one of the leading literary figures of 18th-century England, wrote, "When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully."
So does spinning out at high speed in the rain on the interstate. It gives your mind a certain focus.
Today, someone asked me what I want for Christmas. "I've already got it," I answered.
17 December 2008
Saved by an American Car
GM comes through: