Today, August fifth marks a day that might have some meaning for those of us who are at that stage of life where long-range planning is something we should have done decades ago.

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One of the most iconic vehicles in the late 1960s was the Volkswagen Microbus. It was the aspirational countercultural vehicle; one that Detroit seemingly couldn’t beat, outlasting the Chevy Corvair Greenbrier, the Ford Falcon Club Wagon, and the Dodge A100…