A Voice from the Grave


My Aunt is visiting, we were swapping horror stories about the Ford automobiles we had owned, when she suddenly said she had a handwritten Post-it note from my late Grandfather. She laminated it and keeps it in her wallet. If you can’t read the shaky handwriting, it says:

a gallon of gas A Tank of oil

A piece of wire they call the coil

A piece of tin A 10 foot Board

Put them together and call it


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