Die Leute waren unbeschwert, als ich 7 Jahre alt war

Die Leute waren damals unbeschwert, obwohl die meisten Familien viel weniger materielles Zeug hatten. Und meine Mutter hat sehr hart für ihre Familie mit 7 Kindern gearbeitet.

Zwischen Strickpullovern und Pullovern für die Jungen und Strickjacken für uns Mädchen wundere ich mich nur, wo sie die Zeit zum Nähen und Häkeln hatte.

Alte Treadle Singer Nähmaschine
Sie hatte eine altmodische Singer-Nähmaschine, die mit einem Fußpedal auf einem schmiedeeisernen Ständer stand. Mit dieser Nähmaschine fertigte sie einfache Sommerkleider für mich und meine Schwestern an.

Ich habe mich oft gefragt, wohin es verschwunden ist. Ich würde es jetzt gerne haben. Aber meine Mutter war keine, die an Dingen festhielt, wenn sie sozusagen bis zum Datum zu ihrem Gebrauch gekommen waren.

Also würde sie das alte gegen ein neueres Modell eintauschen und das gleiche passierte wahrscheinlich mit dieser schönen antiken Nähmaschine.

Handwaschmaschine
Ich erinnere mich gut an unsere Handwaschmaschine, keine Ihrer Automatiken damals. Es hatte einen Wringer bestehend aus 2 schweren Rollen mit einem Griff. Als das ganze Persil von Hand unter dem Wasserhahn gespült wurde, steckte meine Mutter sie durch diesen Wringer, um das überschüssige Wasser herauszudrücken.

Da es zu dieser Zeit keine Papiertaschentücher gab, waren Taschentücher die Norm. Ein großes Eisenbecken wurde jedoch nur für einen Zweck verwendet, wobei die Taschentücher und Stoffwindeln gekocht wurden, wenn auch nicht zusammen.

Und alles wurde gebügelt. Als wir Mädchen älter wurden, mussten wir bei dieser und anderen Aufgaben rund um das Haus helfen. Nachdem sie gesagt hatte, wie hart meine Mutter arbeitete, nahm sie sich auch Zeit für sich. Sie war wirklich ziemlich emanzipiert.

Während mein Vater jeden Dienstagabend seinen Kameraclub hatte, nahm sein Hobby einen großen Teil seiner Freizeit in Anspruch.

Also ging Mam an den meisten Samstagen in der Stadt einkaufen, traf einige ihrer alleinstehenden Freundinnen, tranken alle Tee und gingen dann ins Kino. Papa hat sich für den Tag um uns Kinder gekümmert.

Maureen kam zum Putzen
Am Mittwochnachmittag kam eine Putzfrau namens Maureen, um unser Haus zu putzen und Babysitting zu machen, während Mam wieder in die Stadt fuhr.

Maureen kam immer wie Mary Poppins mit einer großen schwarzen Tasche an, aus der sie eine braune Papiertüte voller zerbrochener Kekse nahm. Ein großer Genuss für uns, sie erlaubte uns, so viele zu essen, wie wir wollten. Sie hat großen Spaß gemacht und wir haben sie einfach geliebt.

Schwimmunterricht in den Bädern
Meine ältere Schwester und ich wurden im Winter zu Abendschwimmkursen geschickt. Bekannt als “The Baths”, war der beheizte Innenpool eine Busfahrt in die Stadt.

Etwas anderes, das ich mir jetzt kaum vorstellen kann, ist, dass wir 2 jungen Mädchen im Alter von 10 und 12 Jahren uns für den frühen Abendunterricht in den Bus in die Stadt genommen haben. Ich kann immer noch das Chlor riechen.

Ich denke, der Unterricht dauerte 30 Minuten und es war vor und nach dem Unterricht ziemlich dunkel. Oft beschlossen wir, den Busfahrpreis für Toffee-Süßigkeiten auszugeben und nach Hause zu gehen. Wir konnten es kaum erwarten, dass wir uns nach dem Schwimmen verwöhnen ließen.

Unser Heimweg dauerte ungefähr 30 Minuten, und wir hatten nie Probleme, weil es schneller ging, als auf den Bus zu warten, der auch an jeder Bushaltestelle hielt.

Wir waren uns keiner Gefahr bewusst und niemand kam jemals auf uns zu. War es damals eine sicherere Welt? Ich schaudere, wenn ich jetzt daran denke.

Ich erinnere mich nicht an viele Geburtstagsfeiern, aber wir fühlten uns sicherlich nicht benachteiligt. Leckereien waren gelegentlich und so gut wie jede Party.

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Fast & Reliable Auto Transport

AMK Auto Group Inc is a family-owned & operated business with over 15 years of experience in the trucking & auto transport industry. We know how stressful auto shipping can be. That is why we offer individualized customer service to make the shipping process easy! We are passionate about providing a better car transport experience, and this begins with our 24/7 support. Give us a call now to begin the process.

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How It Works?
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STEP 1

Quote & book
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STEP 2

We pick up
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Receive your
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Who We Are

AMK’s founders are logistic coordinator experts on a mission to change the way car transport is done. Starting years ago, as customers we experienced how unreliable the car shipping industry can be. From missed deadlines, dented bumpers, and no communication we experienced the worst that’s out there and we set out to change how car transport is done. Shipping your vehicle doesn’t have to be complicated our experts are here to make the process fast and reliable. We strive for the highest customer service in the transportation industry.

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5,000
+
SATISFIED CUSTOMERS
15
YEAR EXPERIENCE
15,000
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VEHICLES DELIVERED
2,463,397
MILES TRAVELED
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CAR SHIPPING

Our goal is simple, to give you a simple and stress free auto transport experience!
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ENCLOSED TRANSPORT

Enclosed shipping will be the highest level of protection during car transport and also extends the most safety and security you may need during your move.
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INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

International auto shipping is more than moving your car, it also requires someone who understands the red tape and proper paperwork.
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RV & BOAT SHIPPING

Our RV transport quotes include: Full coverage insurance, fuel transportation for the driver, tolls, permits, and plating of the vehicle.
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MOTORCYCLE SHIPPING

Motorcycle shipping is easy and it all starts with your motorcycle shipping quote.
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HEAVY HAULING

We bring a vast amount of experience when it comes to heavy hauling and over sized units. We handle everything from permits to escorts during the entire transport.
Reach your destination 100% sure and safe

If you are ready to get a car shipping quote with AMK, click on button below to get a quote or call us now at 619 751 0863.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can put personal items up to 100 lbs. in a box or single piece of luggage that will be in the trunk of the car during transport.

Get in Touch
619 751 0863
amkbilling@gmail.com
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