took us everywhere we had to go, off to our field trips, to
the bowling alley, to intercolony softball games. It even took
our mothers on weekly trips into town to do the food shopping
at the local Grand Union supermarket. On rainy mornings
it picked us up right in front of our bungalows and drove us
up to the casino doors.
On the lengthier trips if
it wasn't your lucky day you'd have to make the whole trip with
someone sitting on your lap, or even worse, got stuck in the
very back scrunched up with four other kids riding atop the
hot engine compartment on a scorching 90°+ summer day. You
would eventually arrive at the destination so overheated and
drenched in sweat that when you finally crawled out you got
goosebumps from the chill of the outside air.
Still, we wouldn't trade a
single moment from any of those trips for a ride in a Limousine