Meet Harry “Good News” Gosnell

The People at Work Series grew by one occupation today. Meet Harry “Good News” Gosnell, awarded Top Volume Sales and Customer Appreciation at #1 Cochran Subaru dealership. Selling Subarus for 19 years is what he’s good at and he’s gotten to go on trips to Colorado, Scotland and San Diego

If you have to buy a car, (just thinking about having to do so made me cringe) Mr. Gosnell treats you the way he would like to be treated. Kind, courteous, respectful and positive all around.

At almost 170,000 miles it seemed unwise to invest a lot of money into my old car cause who knows what might fail next. I do a lot of highway driving, visiting my families in Ohio. Safety features are essential. It was a great reliable run for my 2011 Outback but it was time to commit to a new car.

Being an extremely satisfied customer at #1Cochran in Monroeville, I returned to buy another Subaru Outback. I learned that Harry gets terrific Google Reviews for his test drives. My purchase was his thirtieth sale this month, with six more days to make sales. He took the time to instruct me how to operate all the new high tech and safety features on the 2024 Model.

I asked if I could post his portrait as he made the purchasing a new car, a positive and smooth experience. I wanted to say Thank You, Harry. I know why you got recognized for excellent Customer Appreciation.

Tiny diamonds in the gold pin signify his achievements. There are ten!
Harry took my photo in my new vehicle.
Photo by “Good News” what an apt nickname

Roller Toaster

Found this Roller Toaster in Charlie’s car bin this afternoon and thought it was fun. We were building a block tower and an adjacent parking lot.

Turns out there’s a Fast Foodie Series of Hot Wheels Vehicles.

In 2020 it was $4.95. Listed at $19.95 today. Yikes! But on eBay a pre-owned one is $2.

I do love toast.

The size of a matchbox car but manufactured by Hot Wheels weighs 1.55 ounces

Mirrored Art Car

Last week in Columbus I kept being drawn to Laura’s neighbor’s car. All those tiny mirrors glued on so meticulously. The reflections on the surrounding pavement.

Be sure to check out that passenger as we walked by.

I’ve posted another of his Art Cars 11 years ago.

Kennebunk Maine Seagull- Guest Blog

Eleven degrees in Kennebunk, Maine. Cold!

This series of photos of a persistent seagull pecking on my friend Carrie’s car hood arrived in my messages tonight.
Thanks for sending these shots.

I asked if he did any damage to the hood
Carrie says,

Oh, I didn’t look. Don’t think so.  finally put it in drive and went forward. He stayed on. So I put it in reverse. He still stayed on. Then I backed up and turned to get him off. The little guy was enjoying the ride.”