“This sweet old lady takes my face into her warm hands, kisses me and says “And you’re black!” recalls Kitt Potter, the new executive director - Maverick’s first in its century-plus history - when telling me about her introduction to the Maverick board and its membership.
If as a kid you eyeballed that 1955 Biarritz convertible in the Cadillac showroom when Manhattan’s Seventh Avenue was known as “Automobile Row”- you know, the red one with tail fins and the “Dagmar” bumper guards - but didn’t have $7,700 in 1955 money (after all, that would be $60,000 in today’s money) and said to yourself “someday I’m gonna have that car” then Chris Semke is your go to man.
Anniversary. According to Merriam-Webster the definition of anniversary is:
1. the annual recurrence of a date marking a notable event • a wedding anniversary; broadly: a date that follows such an event by a specified period of time measured in units other than years • the 6-month anniversary of the accident.