I have had so many customers ask about the story behind the Pink Cadillac that is always parked in front of our store, the Pink Cadillac Boutique. So here ya go:
On October 26th, 2014, I saw a 1960 Cadillac for sale online. I immediately ran into the garage to tell my husband I had found the car of my dreams!! We certainly didn't need another project at the time, but he indulged me. I made the call to Mrs. Karen Allison regarding the car. Someone was already there looking at it, but she said if they decided not to purchase she would call me back. I was pretty let down to say the least. However, not long after that she called me back. They had decided they were not interested. Clearly they were crazy!!! I said we will be there in 15 minutes. I was in love from the moment I saw her!
Mrs. Karen Allison was just as interesting as the car! She was collecting the snakes on her property and had a large bucket of them when I walked up to her. I screamed like a little girl, to which she just laughed. But then she told me the story of the car. Her mother had purchased the car brand new in 1960. Her mother's name was Roberta, but she went by Bobby. Bobby was a truck driver when she wasn't driving her fancy Cadillac, very unusual for a woman in 1960! The stories I have heard from the family....well Bobby was a bit of a firecracker! That car was clearly her pride and joy, even after all those years Bobby had still hung on to the original owners manuals and the original key ri