My Journey Toward Car Literacy

I Married A Car Guy: My Journey Toward Car Literacy

Hi, I'm Debbie Nol, and I married a car guy. My 14 years of working at Arie Nol Auto Center has been an incredible journey, building amazing relationships with customers and learning so much from our experienced technicians.

Now I'm launching a blog to share what I've learned about cars and some of my most memorable customer stories. Hopefully you will find my blog both helpful and entertaining!

You’re on Pinterest? Really?

You’re on Pinterest? Really?

A gentleman was in the shop and we were talking about different interests. Somehow, the conversation turned to Pinterest and social media. I was saying that I loved Pinterest and he mentioned that he had an account. I told him that Arie Nol Auto Center also had a Pinterest account and that we had some fun things he might find interesting. He was surprised that we (OK, it’s me) ‘pinned’ and said he’d check it out. He likes cars and much of what he pins is related to that subject. In the social media world, I think Pinterest has been seen as geared towards woman but the reality is, there is more and more geared towards men’s interests. Not saying that women don’t love cars, wood working, etc. but most men are not pinning their dream shoes.

If you don’t know what Pinterest is, ask around. You’re bound to find someone that uses it. For us, it’s an opportunity to share things we find funny, educational, interesting and inspirational. There are Michigan road trip ideas, ways to maintain your car’s interior, old car ads, quotes and coffee memes.

If you find a pin we should add, send it to us. We love to share what you find interesting because someone else will too. We have potlucks and Friday meetings here, and I tend to try a Pinterest recipe because honestly, I have a great group of test subjects. Crockpot monkey bread was a favorite and I added it to our board.

So, check it out. Visit and search for Arie Nol Auto Center. However, if you’ve never visited this time-consuming, never ending, trove of information and fun, we are not responsible for any loss of productivity that results.