Author Archives: Scott Kelley

Living with (and within) a Lil’ Hustler

There comes a time when a lad rebels and declares his defiance. Well, at least I did. Fed up with this and that and needing a break from the day-to-day drudgery I followed a path often referred to in a … Continue reading

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Semi-truck Sights, Events and Gut-wrenching Fear

I pulled out of Pittsburgh rolling down the Eastern seaboard I’ve got my diesel wound up and she’s running like never before (E. Green, C. Montgomery) (1963 – recorded by Dave Dudley) An awesome trucking-related song I have really liked … Continue reading

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No Termites in this Wood

Dad generally bought vehicles based upon low-cost then utility. Some consider low-cost as merely being cheap but those who knew him were diplomatic, saying he was actually frugal. Well, I knew him better than those others and he was cheap, … Continue reading

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Sandwich Lust

Sandwich Lust I long for, pine for, dream about, lust after, recall with such immense fondness the micro-waveable sandwich I savored in the 70s until it mysteriously disappeared sometime in the early 80s. Available at many stop-n-rob convenience stores the … Continue reading

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Junkyard Zen

“My many references to an era gone by mentioning “old folks” music and its lyrics is not intended to confuse but to be descriptive, to set a “theme” I want to convey in the only manner I can concoct. I … Continue reading

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Vital Vittles : Lunch Trucks & Roach Coaches

I like food.  Eating meets the need to input the foodstuffs my multitude of cells need to survive, thrive and complete their replicating tasks. Over the decades those cells have replicated all too well.  Ample replication until I attained chubbiness … Continue reading

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Junkyard Dog: I Think we made a new Friend!

During a large portion of the 1980s I entered the domain of the wrecking yard. Known to some as a salvage yard or the high-falutin’ Recycling & Salvage Facility and to others as merely a junk yard the main goal … Continue reading

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First Drive

First drive, first article upon Cars in Depth. Seems to be a good fit. Hi there.  Scott Kelley here.  It is an honor to have been invited to submit stories. I will do my best to inform, perhaps amuse you, … Continue reading

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