Mike H. Mottler - A Life Still Unfolding
Born and raised in the midwest (central Illinois) , my birth parents (still unknown to me) placed me with Harry and Marjorie Mottler for home and family care at six weeks old because my natural mother was indefinitely hospitalized with TB. My birth mother's health was marginal, so (with the benefit of 20/20 hindsight) she probably shouldn't ... more »
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Car Talk To Myself
CAR TALK TO MYSELF
by Mike H. Mottler
It’s not just coincidental
I’ve yearned for a Continental
For many decades until now.
From a vision transcendental
Came feelings not accidental
That timing was right with the Dow.
So I cashed-in long-held blue chips;
Sold GM, Dupont, and Vise-grips
Then searched for the car of my dreams.
Ads in HEMMINGS caused head flippings
And Web ads showed info clippings.
One in Chi-town seemed within means.
Owned by a silver-tongued devil,
My mechanic, on the level,
Declared it quite sound – a ...