Rachel Veitch's Final Joyride With Chariot
Her body broke down before her beloved car -- but 93-year-old Rachel Veitch wouldn't have it any other way. Come along as Growing Bolder joins the viral video star for her last ride in her Mercury Comet Caliente.
Musings-lite Collection No. 16
Very often, when greeting a person in passing, I do a “Hi, how are you?”. Invariably they reply, “Great (or good or fine). How are you?” My reply duplicates theirs. Then I got thinking. What if someone doesn’t reply with a great/good/fine response? What if they proceed to tell me exactly how they are, how they really feeling, what their medical problems are or all the problems they...
Sneak Peek: Rolling With Rachel
Every week on WMFE-TV (PBS), Growing Bolder brings you inspirational motivational and fun stories about people who believe it's not about age; it's about attitude.
The Growing Bolder Radio Show: Jan. 30, 2010
This week's guests include Carl Reiner, guitarist Bruce Kulic, happiness expert Rick Foster and we go Inside the Story with Rachel Veitch, a woman whose dedication to her car and independence have made her an Internet star.
I just read about Rachel's sharp looking Comet, I guess Dina was confused about the year, it's a
'64 not '54 and yes seat belts started in most cars in '56 so the Comet has them, pedal on the left? It's the parking brake if an automatic or clutch if standard. Cruise on Rachel you're doing great !!
Kiwi Fred's 1964 Comet in NZ
Kiwi Fred has a 1964 four door Comet in the USA as well. I enjoy visiting and driving Route 66 and parts of CA. This is my partner Sue in the passenger seat!!
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My comet at a local car show at entrance to show. original owner of car to date!!!