A Goose Muses About Love and Cars

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” ― Oscar Wilde

Mother Goose is amused at the relationship between men and their cars. In the past six weeks, three different men who are dearly loved by Mother Goose have traded in their old rides for newer and better wheels. Mother Goose smiles…

The first sailor son comes home for his thirty-day leave from the U.S. Navy. Within three days of his homecoming he visits the local Carmax dealer and trades in his Mazda Protege for a beautifully bright white and shiny Toyota Camry.

Erik's New Wheels

Erik’s New Wheels

Two weeks later, the next sailor son returns home for leave. He’s just experienced a harrowing trip through the snow belt of New York, Ohio and Indiana. After a good night’s rest, he jumps back into the Subaru Impreza for the last time, trading it in for a very stylish Honda Civic.

Adam's New Wheels

Adam’s New Wheels

Another two weeks passes quietly. And then up rises Husband Goose, and he flies away to Peru, Illinois to trade in his clunky old Chevy Camaro for a lovely luxury ride — a Cadillac Eldorado.

Mark's New Wheels

Mark’s New Wheels

Mother Goose is waiting excitedly for the next two weeks to pass, for surely I am next in line for a new car! I cannot help but wonder what it might be? How could I possibly upgrade from my very practical Goose Mobile?

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Men and their cars…

Let it be known here and now: Mother Goose does not love her men for their rugged good looks or their fancy clothes or their fast and shiny cars. Mother Goose loves each of them for their unique and heartfelt songs.

And I’m the only one who can hear them singing…

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Dianna
    Feb 18, 2013 @ 16:34:54

    (sigh….) men and their cars….!

    Reply

  2. yourothermotherhere
    Feb 18, 2013 @ 16:36:43

    I LOVE the Cadillac. If I ever win the lottery, that’s the first thing I’m buying!

    Reply

  3. Roberta
    Feb 18, 2013 @ 19:10:02

    We are considering trading in our Corolla for something a bit more practical for mountainous driving. I wish I had your wheels…. lol!

    Reply

  4. Bunn
    Feb 18, 2013 @ 19:11:02

    Beautiful shiny new cars!! Oh how they must ride! So smooth so quiet practically drive themselves. Some day I hope I can at least get a car in this century!!

    Reply

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