The Shepherds Came A Callin!

Candy Apple Red, black canvas top convertible, a two-liter engine with dual overhead cams, two Weber side pack carburetors, five-speed, everything you could want in a 1976 Alfa Romeo Spider. She was pretty, and she was fast.

An alluring package but unfaithful to the core, on more occasions than I dare count, I found myself broke down and stranded. This time on a sparsely traveled farm road in rural Sicily.