It was 1960 when Diane Day walked into a hopping hamburger stand in Norwalk to buy a Coke, leaving her father's 1957 black and white Ford Fairlane parked outside of Scott's Drive-In. She returned to find a man sitting in the driver's seat.
Tom Day had seen the young blonde walk in front of his car and wanted to meet her. Apparently, the trick worked.
He picked the right car, and the right woman, and the right time. He has remained in the driver's seat ever since, they joke.
Fifty-one years later, at age 68, with three children, eight grandchildren, and about 100...