For this to work, you have to reply in a single thread! In other words, there should only be one string of replies to this post.

The rules of this story? You must use a model from Ford's lineup in your contribution, it can be anywhere from the Model T to the Escape. Contribute no more than a line or two.

I'll start:

I was in the middle of a four month Excursion of the American midwest, I was traveling with a large group of...