Why do we celebrate labor day? I'd like to think it's given as a time to reflect on those who have laid down their lives in labor for our country...On labor day my thoughts turned to my old government issue 1996 Buick Century. This wonderful car and I saw just about every major highway in Utah and Wyoming as we were about our Nation's business. NOT ONCE did this car hesitate to do her duty. Her 3.1 liter V6 engine offered great fuel economy and just the right amount of pep to pass a semi truck pulling a "rocky mountain triple."
Earlier this year, the powers that be decided that our partership was to end and she was decommissioned. A coworker snapped this shot of her as she was being hauled away to auction. I don't think it was a coincidence that Old Glory was flying above her as this shot was taken. Buick, I salute you as a legend, a patriot, and a friend.