Father and Son
Date: Wednesday, February 08 @ 22:22:13 UTC
Last year I purchased a 1953 M38A1. My sole purpose for buying the jeep was a way of spending time with
my son, who is now 15. We decided to do a frame-off restoration and restore the jeep as close
to original as we can.
I have learned a lot about jeeps over the past year, we have completely disassembled
the jeep and starting the rebuild. Money is hard to come by and I have to buy a few parts at a time, but more important I have learned a lot about my son.
We work on it together and it amazes me the things he figures out by himself when I get frustrated with something. My dad
was a great father, but he was not interested in mechanical things.
There is no way I can describe the joy I feel having my son by my side, me teaching him,
and him teaching me. If anyone needs a reason to buy a project to work on, take my word for it, this is the best
money I have ever spent. Remember, there is no way to turn back the clock on life!