Wasteland vs. Intellectual Ferment

Published October 4, 2018 in Warp & Woof Wasteland vs. Intellectual Ferment Or, My Parents’ World vs. My World, High School Years Flint Series, Chapter 4 William Sundwick Flint Central High School was a new adventure. High school then comprised three years: grades ten, eleven, and twelve. That meant one of my early high schoolContinue reading “Wasteland vs. Intellectual Ferment”

Arrival and Insertion, 1953-62

Published September 27, 2018 in Warp & Woof Arrival and Insertion, 1953-62 The Flint Series, Chapter 3 William Sundwick Flint grew rapidly in the early fifties. The 1950 Census pegged its population at about 163-thousand, but by 1960 it was 197-thousand. We all noticed it. New neighborhoods, like our Ballenger Highway neighborhood, were adding singleContinue reading “Arrival and Insertion, 1953-62”

What We Drove, and Why

Published October 18, 2017 in Warp & Woof  What We Drove, and Why One Family’s Car Culture, GM Style – 1950-1970 (Sundwick Automotive Photo Library, Part IV) William Sundwick We were not a typical family, even for Dearborn or Flint. Dad was a committed General Motors “lifer” – a salaried engineer, destined by the endContinue reading “What We Drove, and Why”