I remember as a boy of 7 years old, my younger brother and I would sword fight in the front yard of our house. David Adams
I remember as a boy of 7 years old, my younger brother and I would sword fight in the front yard of our house. We used plastic toy baseball bats, and, of course, my brother always got the shorter red one. I took the “big brother” duty of making sure his knuckles got tapped by my longer blue sword each time we played.
I was fortunate enough to attend, and participate on a panel discussion at the 2017 Canadian Automobile Dealers Association Summit held on February 15th, which was, coincidentally my 55th birthday — I’m telling you about my date of birth for a reason that will become apparent as this column unfolds. The CADA Summit was a huge success with an over-capacity crowd absorbing insights from dealers, economists, futurists, OEMs and even an environment minister.
My family and I have been nomads somewhat in recent years, living in places like Memphis, Tucson and Springfield prior to coming to Galesburg. At various times, we thought we might be in a place where we could finally plant roots ... finally.