Maybe it was because that Impala, which was also a convertible (or as we used to say back in the tumultuous '60s, a "ragtop") was my first car.
Max Middendorf, 52, is a vice president and Illinois office manager of MECO Engineering Co. Inc. He is married to Brenda Middendorf; has one stepson, Craig Lacy; daughter-in-law, Rachel; and granddaughter, Karsyn. Middendorf grew up in Quincy, graduated from Quincy High School and received a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
I've always been partial to Halloween. All of the ghosts, goblins, witches and the like are interesting, but the best part has always been the trick-or-treating.
There is nothing that can make you appreciate the Quincy area more than an extended absence.