That’s kind of an amazing and unsettling picture, isn’t it? Hard to imagine a modern SUV being advertised with a big chunk of raw meat in the back, but that’s what Ford of Europe chose to do in the mid ’60s to sell station wagons. Look at that white tray-like plastic wagon bedliner back there, too! Looks very hose-out-able, ideal when you’re hauling around 4/7ths of a cow.
Do I find this to be a striking image on some subconscious level because it’s Yom Kippur and I’m fasting and part of my brain has locked onto that massive cache of protein? But I’ve only been fasting like 6 hours? And I don’t think I’d want to eat a crapton of raw meat out of a plastic tray in the back of a European Ford wagon? Even if I wasn’t fasting?
So, I’ll be out today to do all the atoning I need to do which is uncomfortably substantial. I hope I haven’t wronged any of you this past year, but if so, my apologies. I’ll try not to do it again.