I think I've mentioned over the years that I drive a Firebird convertible. It's 16 years old. It's been showing its age over the past 5 years or so, but

Pontiac Firebird
What a great car to drive in the summer. Dave Benson/TSM

with the help of some good mechanics and a great auto body guy, it's better today than it's been in a while.

Most recent fix is a new driver door. And now that I don't have to crawl in the other way to get it open, it's quite the pleasure to cruise. And with the temps cooling off last night, it brought back just why I have held onto this car. Cruising down to south Portage last night, and then running errands this morning, I'm in love with my car all over again.

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