The City Garage.

This is the place we go to fix cars. Rick, the owner and mechanic, is a quiet, small, soft-spoken man with prematurely white hair. He’s articulate and good at explaining what’s not working with your car, what is working, and what doesn’t need to be replaced yet. He rarely smiles, never cracks a joke, and has yet to appear “hearty.” If I saw him on the street, I’d think “college professor.”

He puts a sign up in front of his place that reads, “YEP WE FIX CARS REAL GOOD HERE.”