Supply chain shortages make me nutty
November 4, 2021
It’s OK with me if there are few cars to buy. My VW Beetle is more than 15 years old, but only has 72,000 miles on it, so I’m in no hurry. Besides, I like the stick shift and the CD player. And I am particularly fond of the “check engine” light that stays lit longer than the car radio holds a station.
Pandemic-induced shortages of building materials, appliances and electronics are not my immediate concern. Sure, my refrigerator is louder than someone who sings opera in the shower, and my clothes dryer takes as much as an hour and a half to finish a load. I have learned patience duri...