My wife was pissed at me. Coming home from the grocery store, she shifted into 2nd gear, and the shift lever came out of the steering column dangling in her hand. The shifter was what is now called a three-on-the-tree in a 1965 Comet Caliente. Under the hood was a 289 cubic inch V-8 which … Read more1965 Mercury Comet- The One that Got Away
This weekend is all about cars, cars, cars, & drag racing. April 13-14, 2019 will test the most robust car fan. Reschedule car show in Belville, TexasCar show in Chappell Hill, Texas Car show in Katy, TexasDrag racing in Bay Town, Texas (Houston Raceway) What more could a car fan ask? Enjoy your weekend no matter … Read moreCars, Cars, Cars, & Drag Racing
Life always throws you a curveball. Just when you think you have it figured out — pop. You hear that sound. I like Clint Eastwood. And of late, Trouble with the Curve is a favorite movie of mine. I’ve watched it several times and smile through most of it. It’s a real “feel good” movie … Read moreLife’s Curveballs
Life has a funny way of slapping us around—first a jab, then a sharp right hook. And down we go hitting the canvas like a full sack of potatoes then struggling to get up before the count. It’s been a wild ride the last month. In the middle of starting a new business, the need … Read moreIs Life Slapping You Around?
The car was big enough for a barn dance but was not cool at all for a seventeen-year-old boy. Nor was the car a chick magnet. And since I didn’t play football, that was strike two. Trading Up? When the transmission went out of the 1960 Ford Station Wagon, my Dad traded it and $100 for … Read moreIt was a 1952 Plymouth painted Crystal Turquoise